Coming to an End…

Whew! These past two weeks have been a whirlwind of stress, emotional breakdowns (both good and bad), excitement and nervousness. My life as I have known it for four years is coming to an end…..and I’m not sure how I feel about it.
I have been going back and forth between blogging about this or not- and I have decided that I need to. It is a big milestone in my life that I will love looking back on one day.
My life is full of “lasts” lately. It all started in the fall with my real last day of class. Then came my last football game and my last fall/Christmas/spring break…While those are all lasts, they really didn’t hit me as hard as my recent “lasts” have. 
Boone NC Tilt-Shift
my home for the past four years…nestled in a sweet mountain town.
I have completed my last week of college classes. I’m now on my last week as a student at Appalachian. I am about to submit my last final paper ever. I am spending my last hours stressing over exams. I am spending my last few nights in my college apartment. I am packing up the last of my items in the place where I have called home for four years. Soon I will walk on campus (….all the way to Walker Hall) for the last time. (ok….maybe I won’t miss that long walk too much! 😉 )
last college “to- do” list! 🙂
It’s almost like I have been in denial about this. I think I have just been so busy that it didn’t hit me until now. I am trying to have a good outlook on this time in my life. College prepared me for the life I am about to start and I will be just fine. 
Luckily, not all of my “lasts” have been sad! Last week among all of my paper writing, presentations and portfolio compiling I made some time for some sweet girls who I have become so close to… my wonderful Her Campus ladies. It was our last get together of the year and a senior send-off for us. We had a potluck dinner and it was so nice to relax and enjoy the company of these ladies. We spent the night laughing and sharing stories and talking about how far HC has come in a year! I will miss these ladies so much and I am so excited to see what they can accomplish after we’re gone.
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With graduation in FOUR (!!!!) days, I will be doing a few posts about my life in college, both for myself and my readers! Sorry in advance if I become nostalgic and obnoxious.

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  1. That is so exciting. I just finished my last spring semester, and I know how you feel. It is definitely a weird place to be – but I am so excited about where things will go after graduation! Congratulations!

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  2. Raquel wrote:

    Congrats on all your accomplishments! It must be so exciting! I, truthfully, can't wait till I graduate college. But that won't be for another 2 years or so 🙁 haha

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  3. Can't believe you're graduating on Saturday and I'm flying half way across the world. Eeep!! Both big and scary but wonderful jumps for us.And I'm so happy for you to be walking across that stage & to have followed you along over the past year and a half. Congratulations doll!! 🙂

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  4. Michelle P wrote:

    4 days is so soon! CONGRATS!

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  5. Sarah wrote:

    Congrats on almost being done!! That's so exciting 🙂

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  6. Jessica wrote:

    Graduation is such a bittersweet time. Congrats!

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