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Advice For High School Graduates

Graduation season is upon us, which means celebration and cliché advice. But a lot of the age-old wisdom doesn't quite ring true in today's changing world. Hear about the helpful and not-so-helpful nuggets doled out to high school seniors. Plus, Kansas Citians share their own tips.


  • Kendrick Blackwood, teacher based in China
  • Ruby Rios, UMKC student, profiled on a 30-under-30 list before she turned 20 
  • Coy Dugger, assistant producer and announcer, KCUR 89.3
Gina Kaufmann is the host of Real Humans By Gina Kaufmann. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.