“Don’t succumb to society’s expectations of you.”

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Assalamualaikum,

It is currently the start of the 4th week of classes for the Fall 2015 semester, and, hey, guess what? I’m halfway done with my undergraduate years! Woohoo! I’m a junior now, and with that, comes quite a lot of responsibilities and expectations. And to be honest, sometimes things can get a little bit too intimidating, if you ask me.

I mean, here I am, trying to survive my junior year and all, and everyone around me are rushing to career fairs to secure an internship for next summer and everything.

I know. Getting an internship is kind of a big deal here, trust me on that. People expect you to get an internship, to get an experience, things like that.

But… I don’t know. Every time this time of the year comes around, I’d be left with this feeling that pushes me into an existential depression, as always. Like, I don’t know what I want to do in life, and that’s not a good sign. Well, not to me, at least.

It seems ironic though, on how I keep on telling people to ‘trust your heart‘, and chase your passion and all that shit. But, when it comes to me, I can’t do shit for myself, and I keep screwing things up.

It’s funny.

It’s hilarious.

It’s somewhat depressing.

And it sucks that because even when I think I know what I want to do and everything, I can’t seem to go ahead with it because it’s not what I’m expected do to, and because I know people feel like I should do better than that.

But the thing is, isn’t it my life?

Shouldn’t be the one to decide what I want to do?

Like, f*** this shit man.

I’m tired of thinking what to do and what not to do and all that stuff. -.-

Can I just stay in my room, play xBox and watch Vampire Diaries / Scandal / GoT all day long? [p/s not ‘watch Netflix and chill’ okay, if you know what I mean]

Okay.

I’m sorry. I rambled off quite a lot there. Sorry ’bout that. I’m just a bit stressed out and I’m tired of thinking and needed a place to ramble off.

Anyhow. Like I said, it’s my junior year. Two years to graduation, and two years to real life. I’m taking 4 core classes [Actuarial Science 650, Marketing 300, Finance 300 and Statistics 312]. I’m also in a 2-credit Curriculum & Instruction 675 class, which is a class for the year-long volunteering project I’m in for the next one year (more info on that later on in the semester). 14 credits ain’t a lot, but considering how my four core classes are pretty heavy with the exams and everything, I figured I’d stick with 14 credits as compared to 17 credits for now. (not to mention, I also work around 20 hours/week, which is the maximum I’m allowed to work, so yeah)

Schedule 2015

Okay then. I better be off for now. Need to rush to my 1:20pm Marketing class (it’s currently 1:00pm but the lecture’s pretty much full and the lecture hall gets filled up pretty quick). Until next time!

September 21, 2015
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4 Comments

  • Reply amira faqihah che abidin

    kan,,kadang2 penat fikir mcm tu,,rasa nak duk bilik tido je,haha,
    semoga terus kuat nazu!

    September 22, 2015 at 6:16 am
    • Reply Syaza Nazura

      Hihihi thank youuu! :* Itula, kalau boleh nak je duduk bilik tidur the whole day xD

      September 24, 2015 at 5:07 pm
  • Reply Farra Arisha

    Well, it’s life. There’re lots of things that u might be tired to deal with. However, life must be survived & it depends on u how u gonna survive! Best of luck dear. :)

    September 25, 2015 at 8:42 pm
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