It is that time of the year again...you might be asking what time of the year? Well let me tell you that it is time to go back to school!!! I want to write about this because this year I start my fourth and last year at university and I wanted to tell you guys my experience so far and my plans for the fast coming (real) adult world!
Like many of out there I have been in school for like 95% of my life (since the age of 2 :0) and coming to the end of my schooling life is a scary thing. For lots graduating high school and leaving everything behind is unthinkable and unbearable but for me, I could not wait to start my new life at university. I decided to get out of my comfort zone and embark to Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.
I can't believe that my university life is coming to an end, it all happened so fast that I can't wrap my head around it. It all started on September 2013 when I was a little freshman in the residence house Curtis, back then the end was really far away and my Communications Major seamed like something made of dreams. Residence was one of the best decisions I made to start my journey in a new country, I made friends that I will keep for the rest of my life and to be honest for the two years of school all I wanted to do was have a good time and party (of course I did school work).
I am going to be honest with you residence is such a good time and I would TOTALLY recommend it to anyone starting in a new place at least for your first year, you meet so many new people and make friends for life but sometimes the party scene takes over and school is second on the priority list. My advice for you in this situation is to do all of your school work during the week and you will have the weekend to party and have fun.
For my third year I decided that I did not wanted to live in residence any more and I moved out to a house shared with a residence friend. This year was different from the first two and I could not believe that it was already my third year and still felt like the fourth was faaar faaar away. For the first semester of third year I had a part time job (honestly it was more like a full time job) and keeping up with the party scene was becoming too much for me. I decided to make a decision and take it nudge back with the whole party thing and focus more on school and work but work was STRESSING me out, that I was becoming less and less happy. I had a good support system that helped with this and made me see the light at the end of the Holiday Retail tunnel.
Everyone has a down time at university and that happened my second semester of third year. I got into an accident at the beginning of 2016 and that had a huge effect on my classes and mental health. Still manage to pass all of my classes (without really going to class ooops I guess) and I have been working on not over thinking about the accident too much. I start going to the gym again and eating healthy has helped SOOO much.
That brings me to today a week away from starting the last stretch of uni. I can't express how EXCITED I am to start the final 8 months of this 20 something year journey called education. The summer was an excellent way to relax and heal to make the most of this exciting time. I can't tell you it is going to be easy breeezy but I can tell you that I am going to give it my 100% and I will update you and the end if this 8 months with a whole reflection of what was university for me and what does my future holds. For now my future holds lots and lots of studying and open door to many opportunities.
As for the fast coming (real) adult world, I think I have many opportunities since I am doing a double major on Communication Studies and Sociology with a Criminology Diploma. Yessss it is a mouth full but I believe (mostly hope) that I have many open doors. As for my plans after I graduate uni I am planing to move from Newfoundland to some part in the mainland Canada and start a new chapter of my life there.
I will leave you with a going back to uni lookbook (LAZY edition).
Hopefully this post gave you and overview of my university experience and what you expect. LOTS and LOTS of hard work, tears and maybe blood but it was all worth it! Like always positive comments are always welcomed. Talk to you soon byeeeeeeee.....