1. Big-kid purchase envy.
We were talking over dinner, me with my vegetable cutlet and Ronna with her proto-steak, and suddenly, looking at her, I had the odd but not unpleasant feeling that we were on our first date.
Myth: I loved extra-curricular activities in college, so it’ll be awesome to have the opportunity to do those again!
If the professor says that you can use a calculator for the exam, be afraid. Be very afraid.
Treat this as mini prep test: if you can’t finish this entire post without stopping to check Facebook or answer a text, grad school may not be a good fit for you.
Actually, she’s graduated college before high school.
Engineers, chemists, economists, and biologists, you may safely disregard this. Everyone else, pay close attention.
It has been a hundred and eighty degree turn for me when I started school again but as knowledge hungry as I was before I embarked on this journey, I am thirstier for wisdom now that I came across a few realizations I wouldn’t have known had I not started.
I went down to the Kingsman office and learned from Ronna that Henry Kissinger announced on TV that a Vietnam peace settlement was only a week away: a ceasefire, withdrawal, return of POWs. Nancy said, “Shouldn’t we be dancing in the streets, like at the end of World War II?”
The only way to escape the constant nagging of “agenda anxiety” is to have a glass of wine, or two, or three.