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‘I have no idea exactly what I’ll be doing’

Every week I am sent a reminder about ordering my graduation announcements and every week I do the same thing – delete it.

I don’t want to announce that I’m graduating because I still have time, and I still don’t want to believe it.

How could four years have already gone by? How could I already be making decisions about jobs rather than class schedules?

It seems like only yesterday I was being dropped off outside of Kohl Hall with all my trendy Target room décor, and now I don’t … Continue Reading

Getting ready to graduate is overwhelming, nerve-racking and exciting

With the official countdown until graduation written on each page of my planner, it’s safe to say that I may have come down with a severe case of senioritis, as I’m sure many of my colleagues could also attest to.

However, with those numbers dwindling, it is becoming all too real that my time here is quickly coming to an end.

The feelings associated with graduating are so difficult to put into words. Tt’s overwhelming, nerve-racking, exciting and bittersweet all at the same time.

While I am anxious to start … Continue Reading

You’ve almost made it! The end of the semester is near. Hang on!

Uh.  WOW.  These last two weeks are totally killer.  Last week, I got assigned four, count them, four major projects. (>200 points).  So, needless to say, I have been working like crazy.  Actually, I just ordered my organic chemistry study guide for my final, too.  Isn’t my life totally thrilling?

Mostly, I wanted to talk about how I have noticed my work ethics change … or not change. Now, I have always had an abnormally high work ethic.  But I notice that I am holding myself more accountable now that we are in the end of the semester and I think … Continue Reading

When nothing changes but you

Here’s to growing up! Here’s to becoming someone who is entirely your own.  And here is to making changes for the better.

So, strangely enough, this year I got to go home for spring break! And let me tell you, I am glad I did, especially since I won’t be coming home this summer.

But have you ever wondered what is different about each time you come home? I mean really, every time I come home I feel like everything is the same, yet different.  I suppose a quote from the movie, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” might help with such … Continue Reading

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