You think about the things you will miss. The people, the discussions, the plethora of parties and friends, the books, some classes. The proximity to talent. The strong sense of pride and belonging.
Someone who cares will listen. Now, there are times when they won’t listen well. We all do that sometimes: we’re distracted, or so excited we talk over each other. But a person who cares will listen to you regularly, because your opinions matter to them.