Such Sweet Sorrow

Posted by Jessica Meek in Picture This. No Comments

4th May

Commencement is imminent.

This transfer student is about to transfer out into not-student life. Was my college education worth it? Very much so. Here are ten things I have learned at Findlay:

1. Go to things and talk to people
I was worried that I would come to Findlay and never make any friends. Interaction is hard and scary for me. However, by attending events and joining smaller groups with Campus Ministry, I found a more personal setting that was comfortable. It still takes longer than average for me to befriend someone, but after two years of effort I have far too many friends to say goodbye to.

2. Oil painting is fun
I thought oil paints were for Leonardo da Vinci and other master painters. Because of all the specific equipment and chemicals required, I never had the resources to try it. I was … Read More »



It’s a wrap — Five lessons from barn finals

Posted by Julia Bastian in Taking the Reins. No Comments

1st May

It seems like only yesterday when my parents dropped me off at my dorm with only my two full suitcases, and now I’m a few days away from finishing my first year of college. I never would’ve imagined that the year would have gone by as fast as it has. I’ve had so many different ideas of what my final blog post for this year would look like, so choosing one to go with wasn’t an easy task. But with that, I decided that I’d tell you five things that my barn finals (in particular) taught me.

 

Be prepared.

Just like any one of your regular classes, you need to be prepared for barn finals. Unlike other classes, this doesn’t mean sitting at your desk, or in the library study rooms pouring over class material. Preparation for finals comes in the form of all … Read More »






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