“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” ̶ Confucius.
As I sit here at Barnes and Nobles studying, I am taking a bit of time to reflect on my life and the events of these past few weeks. Looking out the window as people are hustling and bustling, starting their holiday shopping, life seems a whirlwind of events that we are all robotically carrying out.
Well it has been a good busy time spiral for the first few weeks of this third trimester. With 21 credits as a full-time track student, it's a bit surreal! This is the trimester before starting as an associate intern where one can start seeing patients. Woohoo! Definitely exciting! People tend to say I am bubbly, full of energy, and that I say the most random things, but it eventually makes sense at the end.
Hello, awesome you! My name is Rina, and thank you for joining me on this journey as I pursue my degree for the Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) program. I am currently in my third trimester at National University of Health Science on the Lombard campus.
Last Friday I started getting all these emails regarding things that need to be done, like the graduation rehearsal, financial exit interview, voice recording with my name, pink slip pick-up etc. The one that made me jump from my chair was one from Student Services starting by telling us, “Only 28 more days until graduation!"