October 26, 2012
I have spent a significant part of this week contemplating exactly what I will do once I graduate from CSU. I have been quite opposed to the idea of attending graduate school, considering how tired I am of school in general right now. But on Wednesday evening, I felt a sudden excitement about grad school that I had never felt before. The thought of filling out an application and getting letters of recommendation seemed almost fun, and I am now really looking forward to it all.
I find it rather peculiar how this inclination toward grad school instantly developed within in me, but seeing as how I asked God exactly what I should do post-graduation, it isn’t too much of a surprise. I am thinking about applying for the Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program through the HDFS department here at CSU. I believe that the program works well with what I would like to do in my career, and I have networked with a number of people who are involved with the program.
Making My Way
Yesterday’s advisor meeting was very encouraging. It turns out that I only have to take 12 credits next semester, which fills me with so much peace and joy. Additionally, the advisor I spoke with (who happens to be a doctoral student who has gone through the MFT program) said that my position as of now looks promising for grad school and she provided me with steps that I should take in preparation for applying to the program.
Now, there are things that I am uncertain about of course. Things such as: where am I going to live for another two years, how am I going to pay for grad school, and am I prepared to handle this? I have absolutely no idea what’s going to happen next in this life. Right now I am just trying to step forward in faith that all will take care of itself. It won’t kill me to apply, and it certainly won’t kill me if I manage to get accepted into the MFT program. Sometimes you just have to take certain steps in the hopes that you’re going to go somewhere amazing.
Please friends, wish me the best as I make this move; I look forward to sharing the outcome with you all in the future.
Catch you on the flip!