Welcome to The New Social Worker's Blog
The New Social Worker is the quarterly magazine for social work students and recent graduates, focusing on social work careers for those new to the profession. This blog is a companion to the free online magazine at http://www.socialworker.com.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
The FINAL final
THIS IS IT. The end of this adventure. My last final exam ever in grad school. Can I just say my will to study has left me. I'm all set up: I've got the flashcards and books in front of me. The flashcards are empty. The books are closed.
I need to study, but my mind and body are rebelling. School's out, and the internship is over. Why should I have to study for a dang test?
So, I'll post on my blog instead.
Someone asked what was the hardest part of graduate school. I should have told them to read my posts. It's all right here: the triumphs, the tough times, the days I wanted to give up, and the events that made it all worthwhile.
So, send me your best study energy, or give me a hard time about being slack at the very end. Let me know you are out there--doing this deal, or thinking about it. That way I can read your comments and NOT study some more!
~Ms. T. J. (who is going to start right now!)
Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom)
- ► 2011 (57)
- ▼ April (11)
- ► 2009 (137)
I have followed your journey (via your blog) for so long... I can't help feeling joy over your accomplishments!
I have felt those exact same feelings at the end of a semester... and I'm only working on my BSW right now!! LOL! Gives me more to look forward to when I go for the MSW!?!
The only way I get going again is to give myself a good dose of cognitive behavioral self-talk... look at the goal... then go for it. You can still enjoy the journey - even though you're almost home! :o)
And thank you for sharing your journey with us. It is inspiring and reassuring for those of us just getting started!
i completly agree as I sit here trying to write my last paper! It is weird to think it is almost over - but you have worked so hard so far...so keep pushing thorugh!ReplyDelete
Go TJ, go TJ! I would stick a fork into you, but I know you are done :-DReplyDelete
Give yourself a tea break (or maybe a bit of a walk) and then get back to it. You can't quit now! (Though I do understand your desire!)
Now quit reading comments and get back to work! :-P