Are You Even Excited?

To truly experience senior year one has to go through hours of stressful college applications, waiting and waiting to hear back from those same institutions and grinding through the last few weeks of the school year just to embrace the sweet release of graduation to figure out what you want to do with the rest of your life. Amid these shortcomings seniors are still psyched for what’s to come!

Here’s what they have to say:
“Living on my own.”-Camilo Rodriguez
“Moving on from high school and meeting new and interesting people.”-Willow Jackson
“Probably working on what I love the most and still gaining knowledge in a career path I look forward to.”-Diego Tamayo
“Making my own decisions and maybe dropping out of college to be homeless abroad.”-Ellie Dawson
“I can’t wait to leave the Valley behind! Very much looking forward to living in Washington state.”-Freddie Longshore-Neate
“No more math!”-Jason Wright
“Sleeping in everyday.”-Daniella Setka
“Going to college and moving to Washington state.”-Alison Luck
“My trip to Europe and moving to a new town.”-Abby Reina-Guerra
“Being independent!”-Sarah Seyk
“Moving out of Davis.”-Ben London
“Either celebrating with my family or my family reunion on my grandmother’s side.”-Joe Mattson
“Going to Los Angeles.”-Kyle Gray
“Moving out of my parents house.”-Ellory Ericious
“Being free.”-Nate Maddex
“A change.”-Hugh Darwent

With imminent change on the horizon the cocktail of emotions swirling in the collective senior consciousness are complex and messy. Themes of change, travel, and independence seem to be on the forefront of seniors minds, and rightfully so. Keep an eye out for the 2018 seniors in years to come to see if these quotes come true.

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