January 29, 2022


Through Education Matters

Seniors’ ideal reminiscences at UW

At this issue, graduation is a lot less than two weeks absent. For my fellow graduates, the closing days of our undergraduate professions are coming to an finish. It is totally insane to believe that soon we will be college graduates. How time flies!

Quite a few of us are wanting again at our time in Madison and recalling some of our favorites reminiscences we were being equipped to generate.

Graduating senior, Joziah Mays, from Fort Washington, Md., explained that some of his favorite recollections all through his undergrad many years have been periods put in with his friends.

Joziah Mays.

“Being all around them created me try out adventurous issues and I was able to genuinely faucet into my inner self,” Mays stated.

They usually cooked and tried new foodstuff jointly.

“I would always cook dinner with them and just have super interesting conversations. These are all memories that I’ll under no circumstances neglect,” he explained.

Following graduating, Mays will miss out on the mother nature that surrounds our campus.

“I really feel like UW has a great deal of nature which makes the campus really stunning,” he stated.

As he thinks about his foreseeable future he is nervous about what existence will provide, but he is energized about embarking on a new journey of life.

“I’m nervous about getting a graduating senior for the basic reality that I’m likely to have to enter into the real world where lifestyle won’t be as structured,” he mentioned.

Graduating fifth-calendar year senior and nursing main Damola Ajibola, from Bronx, N.Y., experienced very similar emotions. He is nervous about what the future will keep but nevertheless even now extremely excited.

“It’s a mix of getting psyched and staying sort of nervous and overwhelmed,” Ajibola explained. “Postgrad I am setting up to take my board tests and find a nursing occupation.”

Damola Ajibola.

He stated looking back on his time at UW he has been in a position to realize that he is leaving as a various individual than the 1 who arrived 5 many years ago.

“There’s been ups and downs but I imagine I’m leaving right here a much better human being than I arrived in,” he said.

Previously mentioned all, he is grateful for the people he has satisfied alongside the way and the memories he was capable to develop. People past a lifetime.

Whether you are graduating or just began your very first calendar year below at UW, make sure to just take it all in. It will be in excess of prior to you know it.

For all the graduates, congratulations on this massive accomplishment. Even though we will all close up in distinct areas of this globe, we will continue being Badgers at coronary heart. On, Wisconsin!