After we practiced our final team presentations for our capstone course (final semester) 689, Strategic Management class today, my teammates AJ, Vlada, and Karan (right to left) posed for a picture.
Below, Professor Theodora Welch (Strategic Management) and Angel, one of my classmates from a previous Services Marketing class.
I waited patiently outside his classroom for about half an hour while he was giving feedback to a student of The Front End of Innovation class. It was worth it. He was almost as happy to see me as excited as I was to see him on my last day of school. He asked about my future plans which I readily shared. When you are happy, you want the world to know you are happy, and want them to be happy with you.
A graduate student probably expects some kind of salvation at the end of a rigorous coursework. My redemption is in the knowledge that in an odd sort of way -it all makes sense.