Tonawanda News — Most of all, I learned the real secret to success, if there is one, is that people who are well liked and whose intellect and performance are respected are the ones who get ahead.
Celebrate your commencement, college graduates. You deserve it. But know this: Most of what you learned isn't worth a damn and earning your degree is only the cover charge for becoming an adult.
It seems incredibly unfair to have to tell you this just when you probably feel like you've crossed the finish line but here's the god's honest truth: You haven't even started the race.
Eric DuVall is the managing editor of the Tonawanda News. Contact him at email@example.com or follow him on Twitter, @EricRDuVall.