Starting my first semester here at CMU has many feelings attached to it. My biggest fears are in questions like “will I be able to get to my classes on time?..Will I be able to find all my classes?…will the work load be too much? … Will my professors be friendly?” However the biggest question I have is simple (yet not easy) is all encompassing: “can I do it?”
All of these questions come from the anxiety brought on by new situations. For me this means new campus, new classes, new teachers, new environment. Through the unknowns of this new place there are many new and wonderful experiences to be had, but these cannot be gained unless one pushes through the uncomfortable and through to the other side.
So that is my goal, to cope with the scary by pursuing the exciting. Let’s go!