I'm done. I'm finally done.
Couple weeks ago, I wrote my last exam ever at the University of Calgary. Oh man, does it feel good. Got my grades back in, and somehow managed to not screw it up. I'll be getting my degree in Mechanical Engineering on June 8th.
I'm not sure how to feel about this. In the desperate attempt to find a job, so I can pay off my massive student loans, I haven't really had much time to think about it. I'm still pretty much in student mode. P.S. know anyone who's hiring engineers?
I liked school, I really did. I know there were times when I complained about it and such, but let's face it, for the most part, it's nice and slack. Now I have to go find a job, where they expect me to show up *every* day. At the *same* time even. In the morning! None of this getting the notes from someone else anymore.
Not to mention that the last 5 years of my life have certainly had the most impact really upon my development as a person. Since I started University 5 years ago, I have gained 35 pounds, lost my virginity, (kind of) learned how to behave in social situations, joined a Fraternity, moved out of my parent's house, gotten a tattoo, and pretty much changing my worldview on a great deal of subjects. The shy skinny geek I was in high school has been replaced by a ... not so shy, slightly tubby geek.
I don't know what I'm going to end up doing. I might end up working for some Oil and Gas company (I am an Engineer in Alberta after all), or might end up joining the Navy.
But whatever I end up doing, I have a feeling that it's not going to be nearly as much fun as University was. Oh well...
At least it'll be nice to start making some money.