What it’s Like to be a Junior
By India Heckstall | January 27, 2014 | Leave a Comment
For many people, junior year is the year they begin to do internships, save money, and look for part-time jobs. Junior year is the year to make sure your GPA is high and you are actively involved on and off campus. Junior year is the most crucial year of all years! If you are looking at graduate schools, the grades from your junior year are the last ones the graduate school admissions offices will see. You have to make junior year of college your best year ever. It’s the year where everyone is trying to figure out what they are going to do with their life and trying to finalize their plans for the future. Junior year is basically the year when reality hits you.
The majority of juniors try to ensure that their senior year is a breeze; therefore, they try to take all of their hard major classes in their junior year. This way senior year can be devoted to graduate school applications, job applications, etc. Junior year is the year you realize the relationship with your advisor is the most CRUCIAL. It is the year where you try to make your resume look perfect, participate in mock interviews, and the Student Success Center becomes your best friend. Junior year is the year where networking with professionals makes its way higher on your priority list. You realize that now is the time for you to start looking for full-time employment or at least to see what options are available to you.
Junior year is the year you realize that either you have made a difference on campus or you were just a student among hundreds of other students. Junior year is the year you realize that you have made your mark at Campbell University and realize you have made the best out of everything Campbell has to offer.