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Graduates Who Went Out With a Bang: Funny Graduation Cap Designs

Graduation is an exciting time to celebrate a high achievement of working hard and completing a goal. But it's hard to stand out in a sea of graduation caps and gowns that all look the same. Luckily, some grads are making a statement by decorating their caps with funny and creative designs. 

These clever students made one heck of a final impression when they donned their caps and gowns and walked the stage at graduation. Whether they were sending a message to other students and faculty members, or just trying to be creative, we've gathered some of our favorite graduation cap designs. 


A Game of Loans

It's all fun and games until those loan bills start coming. This cap pays homage to the popular TV show Game of Thrones, while making light of the inevitability that is paying back student loans.


I'd Rather Be at Hogwarts

If your acceptance letter to Hogwarts never arrived via owl, then the school from which you are graduation is probably your backup school. Regardless, this Harry Potter cap does a funny job of paying homage to the famed school of Witchcraft and Wizadry.


The Lyin' King

Anyone who says grad school is a good idea isn't being truthful. At least, that's according to this clever cap created by Alexis Lucente. Don't go to the shadowy place. Don't ever go to the shadowy place. 


Proof that B.S. Pays Off

This student wanted everyone to know just how proud she was of her B.S.... Bachelor of Science degree, that is. Loving the tongue-in-cheek message. 


From Wino to Winner

It's hard to get through college without some two-buck chuck, which Erika Ann Marie acknowledged on her mortar board. 


Tassel Worth the Hassel

Working hard for four(-ish) years to complete your degree can be a ton of work. Luckily, this graduate reminds that all of the tests, studying and papers were worth it. 


Self Promotion

Nothing wrong with getting a headstart on your career. Jordan Hibbs let everyone know that her site is up and running during her graduation ceremony. 


Graduation Gift Ideas:

Graduation Gift Baskets from 1-800 Baskets

Congratulations Popcorn Gifts from The Popcorn Factory

Graduation Flower Arrangements from 1-800 Flowers

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