College can be a long and expensive process, but when you are finally nearing the end of your college career the hard work is all worth it. You have prospects on the horizon and a future that can provide you what you need financially. But to get you ready for your upcoming college graduation, here are some recommendations to help you be prepared for the big event.
Order Your Graduation Announcements
Along with arranging for your cap and gown for the ceremony, you want to make sure all your family and friends know of your upcoming great accomplishment. Graduation announcements are a great way to let those close to you know that you have finished your education and are moving onto the next important step in your life. And who knows, they might want to send you some money or a gift as their way of saying congratulations.
You can order graduation announcements from a variety of online printers. Because they are online you can customize them to your taste with photos, details of the ceremony, and information about your achievements. You can order quality, glossy prints that are customizable in a variety of ways. For example, you can order a postcard-style announcement, or look into tri-fold brochure printing services to get a brochure you can mail to all those on your announcement list.
Be sure you order your announcements early enough so you can have them ready to mail out in plenty of time before your graduation date. Check online with the printing services company to find out their turnaround time for your order to be printed and shipped out to you. Then, allow for your time to address and mail them out to friends and family.
Double-Check Your Credits
By the time you are nearing your last semester of college, you should have checked with your counselor or via your student online credits to make sure you have fulfilled all your credits for graduation. Although you may have planned out the classes and credit you will fulfill for the last few semesters of your college career, it is always a good idea to double-check that these requirements will be fulfilled during your last semester.
Your college counselor can review your transcript of credits and electives to make sure you have fulfilled all the requirements for your degree. You can also find out if you have qualified for any additional honors which you will be recognized for at your graduation ceremony. These additional honors are a great addition to add to your resume when you apply for any upcoming jobs or experience-building internships.