I was naive, scared and broke yet determined to enhance my foreign language studies. Looking back, it amazes me that I even made it through the process of getting there, however, it can certainly be done.
My change of heart about my major wasn't the worse thing in the world (as I thought) it was actually a blessing in disguise. If I had never experienced what it was that I didn't like then I would have never went on to do what I truly loved.
You win some. You lose some. The lowest moments might end up being the best stories. Crucibles build backbones. So what you lost your shoes and then had to walk home barefoot? Drink a Fresca! Tomorrow's a new day!
Surely we need nurses and doctors, researchers and statisticians, investors and stockbrokers. Indeed, society soars on the coattails of such ambition. But the seas won't rise and the skies won't open if business school students take chemistry and pre-med students take accounting.
In a class whose whole premise involves feminism and culture, if your sensibilities are offended by the notion of a mother feeding her baby, then it seems you're not quite ready for college, let alone this seminar.
In my four undergraduate years of college, I have had eleven different and wonderful roommates, I have frequented three dining hall cafeterias, and I have cooked in two different small college kitchens.