As I was walking to McGurin Hall yesterday to pick up my registration materials, it hit me that I was going to be registering for my senior year classes. SENIOR YEAR! It is absolutely unreal to me that in just under 3 months I will only have one more year as an undergraduate student of the University of Scranton.
That’s a lot to take in! I have been thinking about it for the past few days now and still can’t seem to fully wrap my mind around it. These past three years have truly been the most amazing three years of my life.
I have come to love this school and can say without a doubt in my mind that everything about it has helped me to grow into the person I have become. The professors, staff, and student body have all become like a second family to me. Every experience that I have had while a student here, whether it be good or bad, has made an impact on my life in a positive way.
As a Catholic, Scranton has also helped me to grow in understanding more about my faith and my relationship with God. Everyday I am surrounded by kind, genuine people who all influence my life and have helped me to grow into a better person. I always feel like I am being motivated to become the best version of myself and for that I will always be grateful.
The professors that have taught me and the information that I have learned is truly one of a kind. I believe that I could not have gained nearly as much overall life knowledge if I had attended another university. I am confident that upon graduation I will be prepared to take on the role of an occupational therapist and be the best that I can be.
I think the thing that makes being a Scranton student so special is the well-roundedness of the school. There is not too much emphasis placed on only education or religion or sports. Each student is able to focus on all aspects of themselves and focus on what is most important to them, with the help of everyone around them.
For those reading this who are considering attending the University, I would just like to say that if I could go back and do it all again, I would say yes one hundred more times. This school truly is my second home and I will be forever grateful for all of the experiences that I have had the opportunity to have and all of the amazing friends that I have made.
Scranton, you’ll always be #1 in my book!