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Leaving College

Empty Nest, New Beginnings

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

It was bad enough emptying the drawers of his antique bureau when he went off to college. In a fog of reminiscence I bagged his old Cub Scout necktie; a clip-on bow tie; a handful of yellow BBs for his air gun; several single socks; a beanie from Africa; never-used heat bulbs from our long-deceased Bearded Dragon Lizard; and a T-shirt with the date of a spring concert in middle school.

'7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Decided To Drop Out Of College'

Rookie Mag | Posted 04.26.2012 | Teen

I tried going to college directly after high school, and I hated it. It was a small liberal arts college on the East Coast. Most of the students had w...