So I graduated from college just this last December.
I feel like I should be buying books and finalizing my class schedule for winter semester but I'm not, I'm done! And it hasn't really sunk in yet.
Instead, I"ll be working full time, actually cooking dinner (fingers crossed), and attempting to eat/live a tad healthier now that I don't have the excuse of "it's a test week" at my disposal haha.
But that's only for the next 8 months, because come August, I'm headed to medical school!
I've mentioned it a few times here and there on this blog but I was pre-med my whole time in college, took the MCAT and applied to medical schools last May, have gone out on interviews this past fall, and have been anxiously waiting ever since. Very very anxiously haha.
Now real quick let me just give you an overview of the situation:
JP is exactly halfway done with law school. BYU law school. Which is located in Provo, UT.
Most medical schools are located in California, Texas, or on the East Coast. All of which are not in Utah.
I think the number one question we got when JP and I would talk to people or meet new people was:
"Wait... what are you guys going to do if Grace doesn't get into the University of Utah [the only medical school in Utah]"
And our answer was always the same, "We don't know!"
Because if I learned anything in college, and I certainly feel like I've learned a lot haha, but the number one thing I walked away with is that when it all comes down to it, after you've made all your plans and done everything in your power you can possibly do, you have to put your trust in Heavenly Father.
And He comes through for you, every single time.
And usually not in the way I had planned for or thought was the best idea haha but it always ends up being the exact right thing for me.
I didn't know what we were going to do if I got into a medical school that was far away.
But I did know that I had tried my best in all my classes, I had studied hard for the MCAT and felt like I had a good application, so there was nothing left for me to do except pray and trust that Heavenly Father was going to help me get into the medical school that was the best option for me and JP and our mission here on this earth.
I knew whatever happened would be the right thing for us.
So, when I got a phone call from the dean of admissions at the University of Utah School of Medicine telling me congratulations and that I was one of the first five admitted into their Class of 2018, I can't remember a time I've ever felt more loved and taken care of by my Father in Heaven.
It was such a confirmation of Heavenly Father's awareness of me and my particular needs and situation here on this earth.
So there you have it! I'll be attending the University of Utah School of Medicine in August 2014.
And I'm so excited to start I can hardly stand it!