Wow! I really cannot believe I leave in just three days. It seems like only a little while ago that we were applying for the Ivy League Connection, going through the interviews, and filling out the applications. We are finally counting down the days that lead to the moment we step on that plane and fly to Ithaca; well, Detroit first, then Ithaca.
I truly apologize for my lateness to posting my thoughts on the blog. I have been scrambling to obtain everything I need for the day I leave and have found no time within these past couple days. I am happy to say I am almost done with that scramble. A couple more steps and I will be ready to say, “Here I come Cornell.”
After reading the testimonial from Ruben, a student in the Hotel Operations Management program last summer, I know that this program will definitely be challenging and rigorous. We may reach to a point where we completely burn out. However, one thing I am confident about is that we will not give up. We students from both the hotel program at the Freedom and Justice course will definitely make everyone here at home proud.
I have also been doing some extensive research on the many hotel chains that Professor Reneta McCarthy has recommended to incoming summer hotelies. I know doing this will better prepare me and lead to my success at
When I arrive, I know the one thing I will want to do is meet the other students. I am ecstatic just thinking about how I will be able to meet new friends on this incredible trip to Cornell and work with them for three weeks. I love learning about new things, which includes new cultures and new perspectives. I know I will be able to do that in the program and at Cornell.
In addition, I am incredibly excited to visit