Where I stand: coming to college

Who am I? Where does my path lead? Will I achieve what I'm expected to be? Who will help me? Am I now on my own? How do I stop from feeling so utterly alone? With a head of advice and a heart full of fear, we drive and they leave and now it's only me here. So many faces, unfamiliar and new, and I wonder, and ask, how did they make it through? And somehow it hits me, quieting my yearning, this is my time, and I need to start earning. Earning the credit that I know I deserve, earning the dream that has always unnerved. I know who I am, and I know where I'm going, I will achieve and be constantly growing. This is my new life, and it's mine for the making, there is no time to skate by on hiding and faking. These faces are foreign but they're open and friendly, I won't dive headlong but I'll ease in to it gently. I am not alone, we are all one, 40,000 strong and exciting and fun. This is my life, this is who I am, and I am so happy that this is where I stand.


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