Remember how I said I was starting over from an older blog? I found this gem while going through the posts there and have found it to be frighteningly accurate in the 6 months since I’ve graduated from University of Maryland. Also…it’s been 6 months. What the hell.
College is a fantastic time in life-that fuzzy grey area between childhood and reality. Because even though college comes with its own set of responsibilities, for 99% of us it isn’t anything like the rest of our lives will be. Sure we have to be responsible for getting to classes and internships on time, finishing our work without parents or teachers breathing down our necks, and balance academics with a social life, but there is still time to act like a teenager. By no means am I saying when we graduate we have to be mature for the rest of our lives-anyone who knows me knows I love building blanket forts and jumping in rain puddles as much as the next kid-but there are a few things we should have down by the time we earn that coveted diploma. Here are the eleven responsibilities (and total opposites) I’ve found most true so far: