It is hard to genuinely believe that after working for nearly 3 years on the admission weblog, this is my last post. Reflecting on my time as an admission counselor at USC is bittersweet. We discovered a ton, I’ve grown professionally, and I was challenged in and day out day. But, more important than the things I’ve accomplished or added in my job, we get to maneuver on from this chapter of amazing memories to my life, hilarious stories, and on top of that, some pretty incredible friends.
The silver lining as we like to say in this profession by working in a high school as a college counselor for me is that I’m not leaving the college admission world entirely—I’ll be transitioning to ‘the other side of the desk. I’m excited to continue dealing with pupils and families in this capacity and I feel so fortunate to have had such a wonderful experience at USC to help guide me moving forward.
Saying goodbye is not simple, but similar to it’s hard to graduate from high school and start your life as a scholar, life is really all concerning the transitions and embarking on new and chapters that are exciting. Therefore, that’s how i will view this change—I’m ‘graduating’ from my 4 years in the undergraduate admission office at USC and simply moving to the next chapter of my life. I’m leaving USC with amazing memories and entering my next adventure with a open mind. Best Continue reading “‘So Long, Farewell…’ Me and my colleague, Olivia, during the Discover USC Open home in 2011”