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Christmas graduate

A college or university student who discontinues his or her education after the end of the first term (i.e., around Christmastime). Primarily heard in US, South Africa. While I firmly believe in the importance of continued education, there are always a few Christmas graduates each year for whom college is just not well suited.
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graduate (in something) (with something)

to earn a degree in some subject with honors, etc. I graduated in math with highest honors. Sharon graduated with honors in medicine.

graduate (in something) (with something)

to earn a degree in some subject with honors, etc. I graduated in math with highest honors. Sharon graduated with honors in medicine.

graduate from

v.
1. To move up from one position, rank, or level, to a higher one: That year, the athletes graduated from amateur to professional status in the competition.
2. To complete the academic requirements of some institution, usually receiving an academic degree: I graduated from college with a degree in history.
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graduate in

v.
To complete the requirements of an institution and receive an academic degree in some subject: I graduated in mathematics from the local community college.
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graduate with

v.
To complete the academic requirements of an institution for something, especially a degree or an honor: I graduated with a degree in mathematics. Few students graduated with honors this year.
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graduate

(ˈgrædʒuət)
1. n. a person experienced in life, especially sexually experienced. Britney is a graduate. Nothing is new to her.
2. (ˈgrædʒuet) in. to move from casual drug use to addiction. (Drugs.) Gert graduated to smack after only a year of skin-popping.
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All of the Graduate Scholars previously received highly competitive Cooke Foundation undergraduate scholarships, nine through the College Scholarship Program for undergraduates and 30 through the Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship for community college students who seek bachelor degrees.
Andy and Peter graduated from Newcastle University in information systems and both did not want to follow a traditional graduate career path, opting instead to develop their own business.
Sarah Cusworth, an MSc in Applied Psychology graduate from the UK, living in Malaysia
THOUSANDS of graduates are still struggling to find work, despite a drop in unemployment among university leavers, research suggests.
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A recent survey of program graduates showed that "learning new skills" had a significant impact on their experience and influenced their applying to the CDP program.
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Learn more and see why MCNY's graduate degree offerings are becoming a popular choice for students from around the world.
My institution offers both undergraduate and graduate cooperative education courses and internships.
These phrases become the justification for shipping technically lackluster graduates to the field.
Most agrimarketers have some familiarity with the statistics behind market research, but we still see growth in this area among graduates.
Most people do not want to graduate because they say, once you graduate, there is no business," said Alderman William M.
Coward is a graduate of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.
As someone who has gone through a fairly rigorous series of graduate programs, including a doctoral course of study .
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