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Bill Gates Dispenses Life and Career Advice to the Class of '17

By NexChange

It’s graduation season right now, which means young people everywhere are entering the great unknown of either more school or the real world.

This time of the year also means that many famous and/or successful people are being brought in to deliver commencement speeches filled with words of encouragement and sage advice for making it in this life. But because this is 2017, it’s possible to get the equivalent of a commencement speech from the world’s richest human via Twitter.

Bill Gates did exactly that earlier this week, taking to social media to drop some knowledge on the Class of 2017. Here are some of the highlights:

This is all great advice, but we’ll add one more: Start a really big software company that makes you billions upon billions upon billions of cash. It might make your life easier in the long run.

Photo: @BillGates

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