Spring break is winding down, and classes are due to reconvene tomorrow. It was good to depart from routine and get away from campus for a while. I went to Toronto, Canada to visit some high school friends for a â€śmini-reunionâ€?. I arrived back in Minneapolis just yesterday, and I pretty much passed out on my bed after the flight. My mind is still in vacation mode and isnâ€™t fully functioning, but that will probably change in the upcoming week.
Prior to my trip, I was busy with essays and midterms. I had an eight-page paper for my political science class that I left off until the last possible moment. That definitely was a terrible idea. Although I am usually good in getting my schoolwork done ahead of time, it is very easy to get sidetracked by random, miscellaneous things. College life involves an intense juggling of priorities, and it only takes practice to get better. It is especially hard during freshman year when you are exploring campus and developing new friendships. Everything works out though, as long as you maintain some sort of balance between work and play.
I have also realized that thereâ€™s only a month and a half of classes left. Hopefully, thatâ€™ll motivate me to focus on school and avoid procrastination. However, I know that the warmth of spring will draw me outside while Iâ€™m supposed to be working inside. Oh wellâ€¦ at least I wonâ€™t have to battle chilly winds and wear three layers of clothing whenever I step outside anymore. Move aside winter, spring is coming!