Well, Cici is safely installed in college. She is navigating through her first week of classes and feeling a bit overwhelmed with the realities of creating her own schedule and balancing her academic responsibilities, co-curricular responsibilities, financial realities and new found independence.
As near as I can tell she is doing a great job so far. Her first major hurdle was surviving Sorority Recruitment. Her school is not quite as competitive as some southern schools. In fact some 97% of girls who “rush” find houses. That said it was still very emotional and stressful. Choosing a house with girls you will live with for 2 to 3 years in the space of 4 days would send anyone’s head spinning.
Cici chose Alpha Gamma Delta as her sorority. I got a chance to spend some time with Cici at her school and tour her house this past weekend and I feel that she found the perfect house. While I was at the house I noticed that Cici’s desk was woefully un-personalized, (excuse me as I make up words), she had nowhere to put/show off her pledge pin and she asked me when I was going to send her a care package.
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