The home stretch is in sight, hopefully

By Katie Burnside

I can’t believe it.

I have been waiting and praying for this week to come along.
Week 10 has finally arrived and I could never be happier.

I have been working non-stop for a good portion of the quarter,
including two part-time jobs, being an editor for The Poly Post, a
club member and taking on 18 units worth of classes. I am beat, but
I try to not show face.

I am convinced that many of you are also in the same boat or
even more weighed down.

I sympathize with you.

I envy all the graduating students who no longer have to deal
with the burdens of essays, group projects, homework and the hated
midterms and finals.

I want to have the feeling of total satisfaction in knowing that
I am not required to do anything and therefore have zero

I thought this year at least I would have a relaxing summer, but
I wished too soon and have acquired an internship that will locate
me to Rancho Santa Maguereta fours day a week for a total of 30

I should at least be thankful I get Fridays and weekends

The last few days of this school year are dwindling and many can
see the end in sight. There’s just that one or two last bumps in
the road before we go off our separate ways for a few months.

For those who have to come back another year, I share your
struggle, pain and excitement.

And for those who are leaving us and beginning a new path, may
you reach all your goals and ambitions you have planned for
yourself, and most importantly have fun.

As for me, I have a year or more to go, but I am so excited for
all that I have tentatively planned for myself.

I wish that I could fast forward and stop when its time to
graduate, but just like life ” you can’t go too fast too soon.

Reach Katherine Burnside at

Life is full of choices

Life is full of choices

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