The End of a Chapter

Today I finish my Bachelor’s Degree.  In a weird way, however, it is not as definitive or exhilarating as it must be for many people.  It’s not because I am not proud of what I have accomplished, or how I have changed as a person, or that I am not happy to be done.  Rather, it’s because I have ended up in the enviable position of not having any exams to write in my final term of classes (only papers), which has allowed me to ‘drift’ into the end of my degree at a leisurely pace.  The downside is that I have no experience of the rush accompanying ending a term that culminates with a bunch of exams.  While I know the term is over because I have no more assignments to complete, it is not the same as walking out of my last exam.  And so the chapter ends, not with a bang, but with more of a ‘fade to black’ of the focus of this particular chapter.  The beauty of chapters like that, though, is that you don’t want to stop reading when you finish such a chapter – you want to see what happens next!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s