Tag: senior year

Whatever You Live Will Be Life
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Whatever You Live Will Be Life

In the spring of 2020, a few months before I was an official Boston College student in the Class of 2024, I was a disenchanted high school senior with no idea of what the future might hold. I was perpetually tired, perennially anxious, and in desperate need of direction.

Senioritis and Shifting Priorities
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Senioritis and Shifting Priorities

Conventional wisdom suggests that as you progress through your four years of college, you’ll begin to assume increasing levels of responsibility in all aspects of your life. In many ways, this is true, especially for Boston College students.

Pain and the Point of Senior Year
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Pain and the Point of Senior Year

It was mid-November and I was at the end of my rope. Cards on the table: I’d had a bad six months. I ended the spring with MonoStrep (a simultaneous bout of mononucleosis and strep throat) and started the fall with a cold-turned-lung infection-turned-perforated eardrum. Sexy, I know. Not everything was going wrong—I have a…

The Beauty of Beginning
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The Beauty of Beginning

“Perhaps we could all benefit from seeing the world, and more specifically, the BC community, through the unique scope of a beginner’s eyes, while continuing to recognize it as a familiar place in which each of us belong.”

Asking Questions of Ourselves
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Asking Questions of Ourselves

“This has left me questioning whether I have changed fundamentally, or whether those around me have influenced the way I perceive myself. We like to paint ourselves as the drivers of our own experiences, but uncontrollable circumstances often shape our perceptions.”

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