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15 Hosting Hacks For Anyone Planning A Grad Party This Summer

Celebrate your grad with minimal stress and rack up those savings when you get a quick and easy quote from GEICO.

1. Start planning like NOW.

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2. Lock your date in early.

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3. Send an invite along with grad announcements.

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4. Or create an event webpage.

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5. Remember that it's all about location, location, location.

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6. Snag your rentals while they last.

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7. Decide on a decor scheme.

An outdoor party with different colored balloons and a sign that says "follow your dreams"

8. Use community social media groups to see who's offloading extra supplies.

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9. Consider a fun hashtag to track all the memories posted to social media.

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10. Get as crafty as you can with money-saving DIY swaps.

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11. Set the mood with a grad-specific playlist

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12. Decide what you're ordering out and making on your own.

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13. Designate a card drop-off location.

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14. Make a list of the day-of essentials that will need to be picked up.

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15. Wrap it all up with thank you cards

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With grad parties and tuition on the horizon, getting a stress free quote from GEICO is one less thing to worry about this summer.

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