Yesterday, I had the honor of sitting among brilliant scholars. Not only have these students completed the tasks necessary to graduate, they have also overcome many obstacles to do so, and that's what made the ceremony so special.
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So the days are getting longer, but time is getting shorter. Commencement (aka Graduation) is approaching way too quickly!
One thing I love about being on campus is having so many great options for dining. Not only is there University Dining Services, but also many restaurants conveniently located on campus!
I am back from England and getting back into the swing of school. I had a great time. There were many things that were different from the US, one being a delicious dish filled with steak and kidney called Steak and Kidney Pie! As gross as it sounds, it was my absolute favorite thing about England!
I'm sitting in Coffman Memorial Union doing some people watching while reading and blogging - multitasking at its finest - and it is making me feel sappy and nostalgic.
So for the past 3 years I have been hearing about the joys and the benefits of studying abroad. Though I was aware of the fact that 1 in 3 students who apply for a scholarship through the Learning Abroad Office receive one and that it would be the experience of a lifetime I was still a little hesitant to go because I always wanted my first abroad trip in college to be with my friends from back home.
It's hard to believe that I'm already half way through my third year at the University. The semester has come to an end and we will be saying goodbye to 2009.
It's been a while folks. I apologize for the long delay in writing a new entry. It's been a hectic year since the last time I wrote to you all. I like to think that I've not only gotten older, but wiser as well. I've recently celebrated my long awaited 21st birthday! Keep reading to find out what I did to celebrate...
I just finished my last final at 10:00 this morning and I am ready to enjoy a relaxing winter break and catch up on some sleep.
Now that finals are over, I am looking forward to my next big adventure, traveling to England for winter break!