It's weird to be graduating so soon. For the last four years, I've been used to a college schedule- lectures homework, and the usual trappings of dorm life. With a notable exception last summer, but almost all of the last four years has been about taking class. And now, other than a few optional lectures from Dr. Smart, I'm unlikely to go to another Washington University class again- at the very least, not for a few years. All I have are final projects, final exams, and it's over- I will officially have a standard-issue college education.
There's so much I could say about this, and so much I want to. I've changed a lot in four years. A hell of a lot has happened. And... it's too much for 2:45 AM, when my thoughts aren't really in order. (Even though I've been sleeping intermittently since 8:00 PM.) I guess it's that I haven't really come to terms with it yet- that this is so close to over, and I'm very close to moving to a corner of the country (from dead center) and starting the rest of my life as a useful member of the workforce, rather than just another student.
Even for everything I'll leave behind, though- I'm ready to move on. I've had enough of college classes for now. I've learned all this neat stuff, I want to go and do something with it- and it won't be too long, now.
More thoughts after I graduate, probably. My posting rate should pick up once I'm no longer so loaded with assignments.