Before anything else, congratulations on your graduation from high school. I don’t know if it feels like a noteworthy accomplishment to you, but it is. Your high school diploma is the culmination of 12+ years of hard work and focus.

My son graduated from high school last month. And I can assure you that each person who sent you a card or stopped you in the hallway to say “Congratulations,” genuinely meant it. High school graduation may not be the end of the road or your highest achievement in life, but it is still worthy of celebration.

As you end this season of life, and rush toward your new one, no matter where your road takes you, here are 18 pieces of 3-word advice.

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