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Hello! I'm graduating this year from the double master degree of Industrial Ecology en Science Communication at TU Delft. This blog is about my final year at TU; how do I get sick of TU Delft so I can start my "grown up life" without getting too nostalgic the rest of my life about "my" University. Enjoy reading :)

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Tears

I used to be a good student, why is graduating then for me so [!&&!!lkjaodi!!] DIFFICULT. I hope to not scare any ‘still to graduate’ readers, but it might also be healthy to have a good view on what graduating can be like (difficult).

I actually knew it was going to be difficult from the beginning. I’ve been working in groups from year one to last year for my education. I thrive in groups, it makes me happy and the results are most often very good. On my own I’m not so great. I have my faults being a chaotic, social person. I get unhappy being on my own for too long … and working on a project for a year … you can only imagine the messy situation in my head. And now I have to clean the mess, because I’m rewriting my thesis. Zooming out I can do, seeing the big lines … but, I get stuck while trying to get the details right. Where’s the great groupmate who’s my opposite; structured and focussed on getting the details right.

These are just some of the issues that made me cry today, sweating over chapter 2. Luckily, my boyfriend does have a structured brain, and he doesn’t mind helping me out from time to time cleaning up the mess in my head. I’ll end this sad story with a promise … I WILL NEVER EVER DO A PhD! 4 years of research … the mess in the head will just unbearable.

To make you smile after this not so happy blogpost see the picture below 🙂

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