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Dear WorldPulsers,

It's great to be back to this exciting community after two weeks of being buried under books. I'm finding it difficult to look at my laptop right now, I've written too many papers...seriously!

I'm really excited about graduation. I do have my regrets though. I wanted to graduate with a higher GPA and I wanted to involve myself in many more activities. I was your stereotypical college student, I wanted to do everything and I just couldn't understand the idea of time-management!

I really think that a good university experience doesn't boil down to a good school and good professors. It's all about the student, what you make of your experience, how you benefit from the different university resources and how you choose to apply this knowledge.

I've had a FEW good professors, but a big part of the experience is self-study. I loved going to the library and talking to people. I loved my 1 month long study-abroad experience. I loved writing for the school newspaper, teaching refugees, working with youth at risk,interning at a refugee council, acting in 4 different plays, interviewing famous writers and making life-long friendships.

It was value and I'm blessed to be one of few women to graduate from university. (don't have exact statistics!)_

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Fatima Waziri's picture

Congratulations on your

Congratulations on your graduation. I am sure the future holds very good things for you. Success in all your endeavors. Let the real world begin!

Peace!
Fatima

Kizzie's picture

Thanks a lot:) I hope it goes

Thanks a lot:)

I hope it goes well....

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

Congratulations!

I agree with what you said about it being more about the student than the school. This attitude will take you far in life. What is next on the horizon for you?

Jennifer Ruwart
Chief Collaborator
JR Collaborations

Kizzie's picture

Thank Fatwaz, right now I'm

Thank Fatwaz, right now I'm relaxing and taking it slow. I refused to apply to graduate school, I needed that time off to figure out my next steps:)

Jennifer,
yes, this is what I tell all freshmens! I'm taking it slow right now, but I would like to work for a year or so then head off to graduate school!:) Do you recommend any good school for a degree in human rights?

Aishwarya's picture

Congrats!

Your enthusiasm is infectious! :) I hope the very best and brightest future awaits you...

When I was a student (did my Masters in English Literature), I really did not grasp the significance of it, given my constant 'lightness of being'. In hindsight, I could have *really* worked it instead of floating through.. :)

Since I have been working for more than a decade now, despite getting educated the hands-on, getting-your-hands-dirty way, I do have moments of academic nostalgia. maybe someday...

Make the best of this phase of your life....

Cheers,

Aishwarya

Kizzie's picture

ohhh.. Thanks! Mabye you

ohhh..

Thanks! Mabye you should go back to school or even write! You can get your Phd and teach someday:)

katea's picture

bless you and congratulations

Kizzie!
I am a typical student too! Haha. I just love school and library and books and assignments. But anyway, congratulations. I have no doubt you will succeed in anything that you want to pursue.

life...it's a life-long study. hehe.

hugs,
katea

Poverty is man-made that we can undo.

Kizzie's picture

I like readings and going to

I like readings and going to the library if I'm interested in the topic. Thanks a lot:)

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