Thursday, August 30, 2007

First Day

Long lines. Lots of people. Lofting a bed. Television stands. Meeting new friends. Meeting Facebook buddies. Random moments with new people. Long lines. Sleeping through dinner. Meeting families. Apples to Apples. Drama. Wicked. Helen Keller. Salsa. Ceviche. Pillows. Popcorn. Hallway chats. Missing doggies. College humor. Massages. Krispy Kream at 2 AM. Red Bull. Amp. Doubleshot. Coffee. Pictures. Music. Rock. More pictures. Pillowtalk.

Wofford Tuition-$35,000
Energy Dinks and Krispy Kream-$15
Making memories that will last forever and having an AMAZING 1st night at college-PRICELESS

So, after MONTHS of planning (sorta), days spent shopping (yes, DAYS!), and hours (yes, hours not days) of packing I’m finally here at the good ole WoCo…and I have to say….they make for some welcoming people! After getting in line to unload all my dorm stuff I could pack up in my Aunt and Uncle’s BMW I was ready to unload, and before I could even start, the WoCo “O-Staff” (Orientation Staff for all y’all not here) had unloaded EVERYTHING that I had just packed up! WOW….and the bag that I had taken out of the car because it was up with me was out of my hands before I realized that they had finished it all… that takes some dedication and some skill! That first experience here really let me know that the students here were welcoming and that this was going to be a GOOD year! ☺ And then when I got everything worked out in my room (at least a little) there was a nice dinner prepared (yes, it took ALL day!) for me and my mama and all the other students and their parents….it helped again to show how much Wofford cares about the students and it showed me that this transition was going to be a nice and smooth one that would be aided by the wonderful Southern folk! And being able to go to my room and hang out with like 20 people that either I had met that day or at least 1st seen face-to-face for hours….actually, for all night! :D what can I say we had to have Krispy Kream doughnuts and Red Bull….we had cravings, and they had to be satisfied! And even as I write this…probably delirious from a lack of sleep and from too much sugar and caffeine, I know that everything will be ok…I was able to meet a TON of new people from all over the US (Tennessee, New Jersey, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, New York, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and more!) And being able to play a game of Apples to Apples and just invite random people who are walking by to join in and really jus talk and get ot know each other…I mean, It was great!

1 comment:

  1. Hi Tomas,
    It sound like you are having an amazing and maybe a little sleep deprived time at Wofford.
    I am so happy for you.
    I look forward to seeing some pictures some time soon.
    Love you lots,
    Auntie Debo