I thought – “Have I asked myself that lately? What do I want? How am I doing?”
As the seniors, both in high school and college, get ready to graduate these next few weeks, I thought it was important to give you all a reminder to take a moment to be with your own thoughts on where you
Balance is important, and checking in with yourself will give you the balance you need to evaluate your steps moving forward. Growing up can be intimidating, but continuing to have faith that you can do it and that it will all work out will bring about a sense of peace. Knowing how hard you’ve worked to achieve your goals deserves recognition, not just by others, but acknowledging it yourself, too! Those strengths will continue to help you persevere!
Most importantly, remember you have a whole team behind you! Look at the people who have believed in you since you began this journey – they are there to provide you with guidance and a shoulder to lean on it when you need it. Pedro Jimenez, class of 2005, reminded us on Facebook that “You are are part of this great community that did not let their obstacles handicap them for success in life and education.” Great advice, Pedro!
So close your eyes, take a deep breath, and ask yourself “How am I doing today?”
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