DOs and DON’Ts for your convocation

 

1.               Just DON’T put on weight before your convo. For my case, I looked awful in ALL the photos I snapped during my convo, looked very much like a lollipop without the robe and like a humpty dumpty with the robe on…

 

                         

  Without the robe, I looked like a lollipop; with the robe on, i looked like a humpty dumpty…

2.               DO prepare extra formal shirt, just in case similar incident like this happens: Felily Thin (pseudonym) was ironing her formal shirt in room 20x of xx Hotel for the ceremony on next morning. When the iron was in contact with her shirt, to her astonishment, her shirt burnt and stuck on the carpet (the temperature’s too high)!

3.               DO bring plenty of safety pins and jarum peniti to fix your hood in place as well as the tassel on your mortarboard. You need plenty of them, to LEND THEM TO YOUR FRIENDS.

4.               Remind your parents/guests (even yourselve!) not to drink too much water and pay a visit to the toilet before the ceremony, or they/you will have to suffer…

 

 

 

After all, I was still a happy humpty dumpty during my convocation

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