My apologies for not updating in a while. Here’s what you missed:
- I finished the semester with a decent GPA. Woo.
- I cried, cried, cried at my best friend’s graduation
- I’ve spent two weeks with my family and am about to leave them for … (dramatic pause)
Here’s where we leave off. About a month ago, I received excellent news that I’ll be interning in New York at GQ via the ASME Summer Intern Program. I’ve worked so hard to get to this point in my life, and I’m extremely lucky to have this opportunity. Still a bit baffled that everything worked out so perfectly, but what would life be without a few extremely pleasant surprises?
Tomorrow is my last day in my hometown of Desloge, MO. I decided to make this brief pitstop to see close family and friends and to save a bit of money before heading out to NYC. I’ll be living in Washington Heights in the heart of a large Dominican neighborhood. (The doorman at Condé Nast said that’s “where the party’s at.” So excited) I’m so thrilled at this opportunity not only to work at the magazine that’s basically been my bible for the past six years, but also to have a chance to really familiarize myself with they city and to find where I fit in. Bring on the fast pace, the shopping, the nightlife, the countless museum visits and many, many concerts.
So, predictions. Let’s hope my first week there is less like this:
And more like this:
I start intern training on June 6, so I have a week to frolic in the city with no obligations. I’ll try to post bi-weekly (if not, weekly) updates on here during my time there.
See you in the city,