I went to College because someone told me to. Not because I wanted to, or because I value my education, but because society tells us that you're supposed to go to college once you finish high school.
At the age of 19, my family told me I'd be getting another sibling. Not a baby, no but a foreign exchange student!
Enrollment season is the time of year during college where students get to enroll in classes for next semester on their given enrollment dates and times (Seniors get early dates, Freshman get later dates, etc.). And it's hectic.
poet brett glannon alludes to mysterious feelings with her poem "Absent smile" with phrases like "you don't smile anymore"