graduate from (something)

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graduate from (something)

1. To complete one's studies in a particular school or program. I can't believe we're about to graduate from college—how did four years go by that quickly? I graduate from my doctoral program in May.
2. To advance to a higher rank. At the end of the summer, I'll graduate from being a junior counselor to being a regular camp counselor.
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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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Students graduating from Stevenson University carried the most debt.
In contrast, graduates from transfer-oriented associate's degree programs in the job market after completion lag both their peers graduating from technical programs and bachelor's degree graduates.
However, the authors classify students graduating from 2006, 2007, and 2008 as "pre-recession" graduates and students graduating in 2009, 2010, and 2011 as "recession" era graduates because the unemployment situation was dire during this entire period, even though economic growth was positive.
The graduates will begin their training at the firm's Grey Street office, having joined after graduating from universities both within and outside the North East.
A breakdown of England's regions shows Wales keeps more of those graduating from its universities than all parts of England except the North West and London.
Students graduating from university this year might find it harder to get jobs, according to accountants Deloitte.
A native of Sidney, Mont., Scheetz enlisted in the Air Force right after graduating from high school in 1974.
After reaching a peak in 1979, the number of students graduating from the nation's high schools began to decline, dropping precipitously in the 1980's.
While the need for engineers is apparent, fewer and fewer engineers are graduating from college-level programs.
The PwC report, produced by High Fliers Research, found record numbers of students graduating from first degree courses ( 260,000 in 2004.
By 2000, Ohio public college tuition costs had risen at a rate considerably above national averages (42 percent from 1993 to 2000, compared with the national average of 28 percent), enrollment levels had fallen in Ohio, and 20 percent fewer students were graduating from Ohio schools.
Career Highlights: Battle began his legal career with the Legal Aid Society after graduating from SUNY Buffalo Law School.
Nearly all of the respondents indicated that, after graduating from the academy, they were more willing to help the police solve neighborhood problems.
Presumably many 18- to 24-year-olds who are still in school were held back and end up not graduating from high school.
Although students graduating from the department as a whole are no different than the national average, each year there is always a student or two who achieve at or above the 95th percentile nationally, and several who score above the 80th percentile.