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Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 05/19/2010

Top searches for graduation information

By Valerie Strauss

What do people around the country want to know about graduation?

A lot.

Yahoo! searches for everything graduation related are off the charts in recent weeks, according to Vera Chan, Yahoo! web trend analyst. “Graduation party invitation” searches on Yahoo! are up 2798% this month; “graduation cake” searches, 4186%.

Folks are searching on Yahoo for tips such as “how to wear a graduation hood,” “how to attach a collar to a graduation gown,” and where to find the proper “graduation flip flop sandals” as well as “eco-friendly graduation gowns.”

There are, too, a lot of searches for non-collegiate graduations: “preschool graduation poems,” “kindergarten graduation songs,” and “junior graduation dresses.”

Here are the most popular Yahoo! graduation searches over the past month:

1. Graduation Invitations
2. Graduation Announcements
3. Graduation Gifts
4. Graduation Clip Art
5. Graduation Quotes
6. Graduation Cap
7. Graduation Dresses
8. Graduation Songs
9. Graduation Cakes
10. Graduation Party Ideas
11. Graduation Party Invitations
12. College Graduation Gifts
13. Jostens Graduation Announcements
14. College Graduation Announcements
15. High School Graduation Gifts
16. Graduation Cap Clip Art
17. Graduation Poems
18. Graduation Hat
19. High School Graduation Invitations
20. Graduation Speech

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By Valerie Strauss  | May 19, 2010; 10:00 AM ET
Categories:  Student Life  | Tags:  Yahoo! graduation searches, Yahoo! searches, college graduation gifts, gifts for graduates, graduaiton quotes, graduation announcements, graduation cakes, graduation cap, graduation clip art, graduation dresses, graduation gifts, graduation invitations, graduation parties, graduation party ideas, graduation searches, graduation songs  
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