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Would you throw a party when your child graduates highschool or college? What do you think is more common?

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Asked by prettybaby1 at 3:48 PM on Mar. 31, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

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  • high school , cuz college may be far away and by then they have their own lives...

    Answer by TaiM at 3:49 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • Both, I think they are both great achievements!!! I would do the big celebration for high school, maybe something a little smaller for college!


    Answer by mrsmamaj at 3:52 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • Our parents always did Highschool. I didn't even go to my sisters college graduation ceremony. She was getting ready to get married so she had other things on her mind and no time for a party...

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 3:52 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • Our family has always done both, but high school is usually a bigger thing, like an open house. College is usually more formal, like dinner with only family and close friends. We don't always do one for college, either, only the times it's been someone who is still living around the rest of the family. We don't have the graduate fly in just to have a party if they're already settled a thousand miles away.

    Answer by NotPanicking at 3:53 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • Both

    Answer by mama2br00ke at 4:43 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • Both

    Answer by Liansmommie at 4:48 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • I tried for High school, son was NOT interested. He had three friends come over, we had hot dogs, they played with waterguns and that stupid spray string stuff. Just like little kids. I couldn't believe my eyes. And I was WILLING AND ABLE to do a nice party.

    Answer by kjrn79 at 5:24 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • We will do both.

    Answer by SylviaNCali at 5:53 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • I had both. The main difference was there was a lot of drinking for my college one!

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:11 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • We had family over for HS graduation for the twins. Nothing big because HS graduation is EXPECTED in my house.
    College graduation will be the same. Nothing big, but not because it isn't a big deal, more because we aren't big partiers. Small family gatherings are more our style. And while one my twins didn't graduate from college, he graduated from a Law Enforcement Training program and we had a small family gathering.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 9:16 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

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