Wabash Blogs Daniel King '10

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May 08, 2009

Senior Year

I'm done with finals! And, I have no idea what to do. All of a sudden, I have all this free time on my hands. I feel like I'm wasting away if I'm not working on something. Because I dont have anything else better to do, I'm started thinking about my future yesterday.

I've pretty much decided that I want to go to grad school after Wabash. I dont have any desire to enter the labor force, and I've done pretty well for myself in school for the last 15 years. So, I started looking at different grad schools. I haven't made any decisions, but I've been looking at entrance requirements and the research interests of the faculty. I want to be a clinician. Ideally, I would like to get into a PhD Clinical Psychology program. But only time will tell.

In addition to thinking about grad school, I started studying for the GREs. It's like taking the SATs all over again. I HATE standardized tests; I'm not the best test-taker, and I dont want my admission to grad schoool to solely depend on some stupid test scores. I've done a lot of research and Ive worked really hard in all my psychology classes. I hope that accounts for something.

Even more, its crazy to think that next year is my last year at Wabash. Where did the time go? It feels like yesterday when I moved into the Beta House. Now, I'm packing up my stuff to move out again. Next year is shaping up very well for me. I'm done with all the required classes I must take. Now, I can take any class for fun. I'm hoping to take saxophone lessons next year, but I'm not sure if thats going to work out yet.

Also, I'm glad I dont have to say goodbye to Wabash just yet. I'll be interning here over the summer. If this summer is anything like last summer, I'll have plenty of good stories to post!