Flashback Friday

In honor of the weather and this day off of school, I would like to dedicate this post to a reflection of the  amazing years I have spent at SMU.

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(This photo was taken three years ago during one of the most memorable weeks of my life, the infamous freshman year ‘snowcation’).

Wow! It feels like just yesterday that I moved into Boaz Hall and started meeting the people who have impacted my life so greatly, and would eventually become life-long friends. It’s hard to believe how quickly these years have flown by and it is so surreal to think about how my time here at SMU is almost over. I remember visiting SMU as a junior in high school and thinking about how far away the ‘real world’ seemed. Now, I am almost a college graduate about to embark on the biggest transition of my  life, entering the ‘real world.’

My eyes fill with tears of sadness as I reflect on the amazing times I’ve had here at SMU. I have met some of the most amazing people that I know will remain in my life forever. I have had the most rewarding experiences and for that I am very thankful. I will always cherish the memories of unforgettable nights I spent with these unforgettable people. But, it’s not over yet. I still have one more semester of memories to make and moments to treasure and I plan on doing just that. I plan to live life to the fullest and take advantage of every opportunity I have left…Like my friends and I have said since freshman year, “we’ll do it for the story.”

I have learned a lot about myself over the past three and a half years and I have grown so much as a person. I realize now though, that my journey is far from over. It has only just begun. I can’t wait to see what’s in store for me.