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First Week of School

Hi everyone! How's life out there in the non-student world? I'm four days into my second year of design school and it's great (and tiring!) to be back in the swing of things. I feel like I know more what to expect this year, which is a great feeling.

I haven't seen a lot of the first-years yet, since we have vastly different schedules, but the few I have seen all look scared and lost! Did we look like that last year? (Probably!). Of my class, about 25 came back this year. I really didn't expect that many, as the class a year ahead of us only retained about 6 or 7 students from first year to second year! It's nice to have so many familiar faces around, though!

So far my days this week have been a flurry of lectures, reading texts on graphic design, art history, and biology (the one general ed I have left to take), breaking out the pencils, rulers, and papers to start on some illustration projects, and standing in long lines at the bookstore. I keep meaning to take some photos to capture my week for you, but it's been "that kind of week" where I haven't had much time to breathe, let alone take pictures. I'll try to get more into a rhythm next week and get some photos of projects I'm working on for you, though! ;)

How's your end of September going? Are you doing anything particularly creative or interesting?


  1. Wow! You sound pretty busy! I hope you get some rest this weekend!

    Happy Friday!!

    ♥ Shar

  2. Sounds like they're keeping you busy! I was enjoying my last free week before starting my new gig... Going to be working outside of the house again!

  3. I hope you get settled in school easily, I have been working on adjusting to being a second year in law school. I was expecting it to get easier [lots of people say it does] & it definitely didn't!!


  4. You're actually making me miss school! I loved learning something new every day... well, I still do, but the class room environment was so motivating and inspiring. Excited to see some of your new projects- only one year in and you have come SO far!


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