July 1, 2014

SURPRISE: HE'S GOING TO GRAD SCHOOL!



That's right! My husband is headed to grad school in the fall! Last Wednesday we received the exciting news that we've been waiting for months to hear - he was selected as one of the 40 students (120+ applied) welcomed into the Real Estate Development program at ASU. AH! I'm so excited I could scream! 

This moment has been a long time coming, as its been a moment we've both thought about since we graduated together in May of 2013 - I getting my Master's in Communication Studies and he getting his Bachelor's in Design Management. Before and after graduation day, we talked a lot about what the next year would hold for us, which included planning our wedding, Scott and I starting our careers, getting married and much more. As the days went on, we saw our plans and dreams become a reality and continued to work hard on focusing on what was best for us in the future. For Scott, that meant taking the plunge and applying for grad school in an area that he could see himself growing and flourishing in. 

About three months ago, Scott started the process of meeting with an advisor and the director of the school, attending a mixer for past, current and potential students and staff, studying for and taking the GMAT and finally finishing his essay and turning in his application. Fast track to last Wednesday, Scott walked into the room with a somber look on his face and said, "I just got off the phone with the school and I guess I don't have to take that test anymore (a pre-placement test), .......... because I GOT IN!" Then there was lots of shouting, dancing, wishes of congratulations, kisses and big smiles! Woohoo! He then told me that the staff member who welcomed him into the program said he has a very unique perspective and they look forward to him bringing this into the group and program. WOW!

Even though I knew he would get in (confident wife, ya'll), he still honestly scared me when he had such a sad look and low tone in his voice -- that trickster! I'm truly so happy and proud of him, and I'm really looking forward to seeing him reach for his dreams and to be able to help him however I can along the way! 

Congratulations, darling! I love you!

-Chelsea xo

4 comments:

  1. That's so exciting and seriously Scott totally deserves it! Real estate is really interesting. I'm learning all the tidbits from Juan now that he's in that industry too.

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  2. Yay Scot!!!! I can't wait to hear more about his new career!

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