Dear Future Students

Dear Future Students

As I sit here and write this, I'm in the hardest semester of my life. When I was applying to college, this was not what I imagined. This isn't what you see in the movies because this isn't pretty.

If I could give you a snapshot of what this semester looks like for me, it would be really late nights, staying up cramming, and really early mornings, heading off to a job in an elementary school that I pursued because of the hands-on experience it would give me. My days are spent busy, rushing and so many different assignments and places to be that my head is spinning most days.

I have had to say no to many things that are fun and exciting so that I can put school first. I currently am student teaching almost 50 second and third graders and my first few weeks, I walked out of the school in tears. I was so frustrated by my lack of classroom management and I was certain that I couldn't do this job.

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