Having been in graduate school for two long, busy, sometimes grueling, and often adventure-packed years, it is still hard to believe that my time at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is already over. I accomplished, learned, and experienced a lot during that time, but I feel as though I was just starting to find a rhythm in O&P. I suppose it is appropriate to take that newly found rhythm and set out into a residency at this point, so the disruption is not necessarily a bad thing. Reflecting on my graduate school experience, I appreciate that there is a community within and around Georgia Tech that helped to foster my education and professional development. This community is made up not only of instructors, administrative staff, advisors, and fellow students, but also includes local O&P practitioners, physical and occupational therapists, physicians, visiting lecturers, and our dedicated patient models. I admit that at times I would have described this conglomeration of people as chaotic at best. However, without such a network of support and encouragement, I don t believe I would have found the comfort of a rhythm that will soon be challenged by the new drum beat of a different community.