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I've waited 18 years to know.

by emily.m.123 on April 24, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I've made my decision! This fall, I will be attending Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. When I visited there last August and in March, I fell in love with it. It has everything, every opportunity and every aspect I imagined college would have. Especially when I visited in March, I realized that the college felt like me. I'm trusting my gut instinct on this one and following my heart at the same time. I'm guessing it's a good thing when the two agree!
This is something I've thought about for many years, and finally knowing where I'm going to begin the rest of my life is both daunting and exhilirating. I'll be double-majoring in Writing and Psychology. I'm beyond excited about this decision and cannot wait to embark on this next chapter of my life.


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