How do you find where you belong while still being true to yourself? My first six weeks in grad school have been such an interesting experience. Most of the time I love it; I mean its is sort of a dream dancing everyday and focusing on curriculum that I'm truly interested in. I'm super lucky to take classes with a ton of people in different stages. It's not only my graduate class; there are two other graduate levels and the entire undergraduate students in the modern dance program. Sometimes though, its interesting to watch dynamics in the classes. People who are determined to be seen as intellectuals, people who are determined to be "popular" (and I thought I was done with that in high school...) , or people who just want to fly under the radar and do whatever they need to in order to get by.
...and then there's me.
I'm sure this doesn't come as a surprise to you, but my training in dance at the University of Utah is very different from my undergraduate study. I had a clear idea of what graduate school would be like, and it's been remarkably close to what I anticipated. I'm just starting to wonder where I fit into all of it; especially if I change. What then? You know?
...do you know? It's ok if you don't. I'm not sure if I do either.
Did anyone else have a rough transition into the grad ed world?
... I hope your Monday isn't as confusing as mine, friends.