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Caps, gowns and engagement rings

You're entering the real world, looking for a real job and exploring culinary options beyond Easy Mac.

Want to make your college graduation a little more stressful? Throw a marriage proposal into the equation.

That's right: Graduation season generates an inevitable crop of cap-and-gown proposal videos on YouTube. But is it the best time to pop the question?

This Washington Post blog spotlights two college graduation proposal videos. Confession: These videos usually make me emotional.

I'm not sure if I'd like to get The Big Question during my college graduation, however. There's just too much already going on. And I know this sounds a little selfish, but I'd worry the specialness of my moment would get lost amid the crowd.

Weigh in: Are graduation proposals sweet, cliche or a little bit of both?

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