To The Struggling College Student
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To The Struggling College Student

These four years will be the best and worst years of your life.

To The Struggling College Student

To The Struggling College Student,

Keep pushing through. When you feel like giving up, push that much harder.

Do it for your future self. Picture yourself in 10 years. Do you want to hope that you got a job that you wake up loving every day? Or do you want to put in the work and struggle now and have your dream life later?

Do it for your future kids. Do it so you can give them their dream life. Do it so you know they will have everything they need. Would you want your kids to ever worry about your financial status?

Do it for your future dog. Or cat, whatever works. So I like to spoil my animals. I'm trying to get my degree so I can spoil my dog even more.

Whatever your reasoning why you came to college is, never forget it. Let that reason push you and be your motivation.

Sometimes college may seem overwhelming. Sometimes you'll feel like giving up, but you can't. It's not an option. Quitters never win and winners never quit. You're a winner. I'm a winner. We are winners.

We are experiencing the most stressful years of our lives and we often forget to give ourselves credit. You and I both know what long, sleepless nights of studying feel like. We have all procrastinated till the last minute on a paper or project and started working on it the night before.

That's what makes the journey so beautiful. We all learn to struggle. We all learn how to succeed. We all learn to fail. We all learn responsibility. College is overall the best and the worst years of your lives. You can lose yourself and find yourself all over again in the matter of four years.

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