SEVEN: Freedom-Induced Panic
I’ve always said that I was tired of school and excited for the real world. And because studying is a pretty insignificant part of “studying” abroad, in some ways my wish was granted early. There were the logistical problems of figuring out how to feed myself and how to get around, but the one thing I seriously couldn’t figure out was how to not be in school. My temporary hiatus from Williams has had me wondering: after a lifetime in which learning has been the number one priority, how do we adjust when it suddenly ends?