Wow, it’s been another crazy month! So many amazing things have happened, I’m not quite sure where to start.
USC Class of ’23!!
A few days before my 18th birthday, I received an email saying that there was “an update to your admission status to view in your Applicant Portal.”
I was kind of confused, because I didn’t really expect my decision to come this early. I started feeling a bit agitated over what this “update” was about. (Me being me in a state of shock, I forgot that pretty much no one delivers rejection emails earlier than acceptance ones.)
I signed in to the Applicant Portal. My eyes went wide, and now you can guess what the “update” was about.
I plan to major in Computer Science (Games). I don’t know if I’ll be taking a minor, but if I do, it will be in either Drawing, Screenwriting, Documentary, Game Animation, or Innovation: The Digital Entrepreneur. (I can’t decide which one to choose!!)
I felt really weird about turning 18. A week later, it’s still trying to sink in! Below are some highlights from my birthday this year:
- The first, of course, is ice cream! I have a gallon of sherbet in the fridge waiting to be devoured.
- My mom took me out to eat at an Italian restaurant. It was awesome!
- My sister and a friend put together a birthday video with video messages from a bunch of Bible Bee-ers I know. I think that was the best birthday surprise I’ve ever had.
Above are some of the designs I created for my classes in April. There are images for the days of the week from my graphic design class, and a strange landscape figure from my Adobe Illustrator course.
April Book Roundup
I clocked up a ton of books in early April, then dropped off the reading radar for a while.
Anyhow, to sum up . . . I watched The Lightning Thief movie on Hulu, was impressed, and decided to finally try out the Percy Jackson series people had been talking about. Once I finished the first book, I read the next, and the next, and the next, and before I knew it, I’d finished both Camp Half-Blood series and was halfway through the first of the Trials of Apollo. (Want to know how long it took? Less than seven days.)
And then I stopped reading for the next two weeks.
My Month in Ten Words: Amazing birthday. Exciting news. Fun projects. Addicting books. I’m 18.