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These Graduation Day Instagram Captions Will Sum Up Your Big Day Perfectly

Selena Barrientos
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From Good Housekeeping

The day is finally here: After years of going to class, studying late into the night, and maybe even shedding a few tears, it’s time to walk across the stage to receive your diploma. On your special day, effortlessly pick an Instagram caption that sums up your four great years.


Sweet Graduation Captions

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  • The best feeling in the world is knowing your parents are smiling because of you.
  • Behind you, all your memories. Before you, all your dreams. Around you, all who love you. Within you, all you need.
  • May we continue to do amazing things in life.
  • You’ve sacrificed a lot for my future. It may take a lifetime, but I’ll do everything to repay for what you have done for me. Thanks, Mom and Dad.
  • Many dream, some try, but I achieved.
  • Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace.
  • Dream big, work hard, stay focused, and surround yourself with good people.

Funny Graduation Captions

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  • The tassel was worth the hassle.
  • Now, it's hotter in here by one degree.
  • Thank you Mom, Dad, and coffee.
  • I've already forgotten everything.
  • I owe my diploma to coffee.
  • I'm 100% certain that I am zero percent sure of what I'm going to do.

Wise Graduation Captions

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  • Let your dreams be bigger than your fears, your actions louder than your words, and your faith stronger than your feelings.
  • This is the beginning of everything you want.
  • And so the adventure begins.
  • Once you become fearless, life becomes limitless.
  • What feels like the end is often the beginning.
  • If it excites you and scares you at the same time, it probably means you should do it.
  • The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Graduation Captions Inspired by Songs

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  • “And this is the part where you find out who you are.” -The Maine
  • “I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” -George Fairman
  • “The best is yet to come.” -Frank Sinatra
  • “There’s just no telling how far I’ll go.” -Moana
  • “As we go on, we remember all the times we had together.” -Vitamin C
  • “Today is where your book begins. The rest is still unwritten." -Natasha Bedingfield
  • "It's something unpredictable, but in the end it's right, I hope you had the time of your life." -Green Day

Graduation Captions Inspired by Quotes

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  • “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” -Oscar Wilde
  • “Dream big and dare to fail.” -Norman Vaughan
  • “We know what we are but know not what we may be.” -William Shakespeare
  • “The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.” -Edward Koch
  • “If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.” -William Arthur Ward
  • “What she tackles, she conquers." -Gilmore Girls
  • “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” -C.S. Lewis

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