Monday, January 6, 2014

Where Has the Time Gone?

It seems like just yesterday I was itching to graduate from high school. Four years later, I'm feeling it again. How is this possible? I feel like I merely blinked and the time just passed like that. As I'm preparing to head back to Ann Arbor for my last semester of college, I'm feeling bittersweet about it. I'm just dying to get out in the real world--I already had a taste of it in D.C., and I love it. On the other hand, I'm second-guessing myself. Did I make the most out of my college experience? Did I get all of my "craziness" out of the way?

I just wrote the first draft of my cover letter for my dream job, and it's starting to sink in. I'm leaving the cozy nest of college, and venturing out on my own. Honestly, even though I'm scared, I'm ready. The hardest part is that I probably won't know what I'm doing until after I graduate. Between graduate school, jobs, fellowships, and year-long programs, I won't know the results of most of my applications until May. This is incredibly hard for me. I watch as so many of my friends have jobs offers lined up or graduate-school acceptances, but I also have to take a step back. These job offers are mostly in the field of business, and most of these school acceptances are in health fields. This is not what I want.

I guess there is no real purpose to this rant except to vent. Although next year may be up in the air, one thing is certain: I couldn't be readier to move on. Cheers to 2014, and the hope of moving to D.C. this year.

I actually took this, believe it or not.


  1. I'm entering my last semester of college as well and it's mind blowing how quick time has passed! I have no idea what I want to do after I graduate but I know I'll be in the DC area as well! We have plenty of time to figure out our lives and whats meant to happen will happen, we just have to trust God. Anyways, enjoy your last semester!!!

  2. Hi Chloe! I'm on my last semester as well and can't stop thinking about the same questions you're thinking. But for me, there's a biggest lesson in make college: we learn that there's no end for learning. And I'm sure I'll gratuate but I'll keep learning, from book to people, from my house to every place I visit in the world. It's like now It's our turn to choose our "life college". And that feeling will never stops :)

  3. How exciting and yet so scary at the same time. Best wishes for the future!


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