"This witty yet piercing commencement speech is one of my favorite reads. It resonated deeply with me as I am about to graduate from college. I'd like to share it with you guys as I hope that not only new grads, but everyone else can benefit from it, too.
Written by Adrian Tan, author of The Teenage Textbook (1988), was the guest-of-honour at a recent NTU convocation ceremony. This was his speech to the graduating class of 2008."