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Apoorva | UVA Graduation Pictures, Charlottesville, VA

July 3, 2015

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Words could never do justice how much this girl has meant to  me especially over the past two years during our time at UVA. She spurred me to make some of the best decisions that have made my time at UVA what it has been. I’ve said this before but I’ll say it again: I really don’t know what I’m going to do without her at school next year. She’s going on to do big things in Seattle and I can only hope that she comes back and visits often enough that it still feels like she’s at home. 

I’m glad we got some photos around the Engineering School (or E-school as we call it) since the both of us call this home on any given day whether it’s staying up late in Rice, getting a cup of coffee at Wilsdorf or slaving over problem sets in the building featured above. This girl has given so much back to the E-School during her time, it was only right that we had pictures here!

It’s definitely not a senior portrait session without some pictures on the Lawn. But to end our time we of course went to the breezeway. It’s my favorite spot to take pictures on Grounds because of the gorgeous light that comes off of the white pillars and the symmetry of the columns lining up.

Those eyes!! 

Every time I try to write a goodbye message, I never feel like it’s right. Apoorva, I know that I’ve said my goodbye multiple times while the semester was ending but I don’t think I’ll ever fully be able to say bye. Thank you so, so much for everything you’ve done for me over these last two years and for all the advice I know I’ll come running to you with for at least the next two years. 

If you like this senior session, check out Meklit’s one around UVA’s Comm School!

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