I’ve tried writing a “10 tips for your Freshman year of College” type article three times now. Each time I felt like I was regurgitating what I read the year prior. “Make sure to bring these to the dorms!” “Do this!” “Do that!”. I felt like I was summarizing everything I found on the internet.
Now don’t get me wrong, this letter is probably just another way of listing my “10 tips” for the freshmen out there. But this way, I get to do it in a more personal matter. This is because every year, right after I finish a school year, I tend to write myself a letter. As a form of encouragement, or reflection, I don’t really know, but it always felt like some type of catharsis. I realized that I haven’t done that for this year, so well.
And without further ado, here is the letter to myself: