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    Fast Facts: May 12

     • The average graduate receives 17.5 graduation cards. College graduation is the No. 2 reason for buying graduation cards, and the average college graduate receives 7.5 cards. 


    • The latest graduation class consists of nearly 5 million graduates: More than 2.9 million high school graduates; about 1.3 million college undergraduate degrees; more than 465,000 master’s degrees; and approximately 45,000 doctorates. 


    • Nationwide, it is estimated that nearly 79 million graduation announcements, graduation invitations and graduation cards will be given, making graduation the sixth largest card-sending occasion in the United States.

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