Study, Study, Study!

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This weekend has been full of long, extended study sessions. Materials science, physics, a paper for my GE, and some computer programming — there has been a lot to do! So, naturally, I decided to take a break and compose a list of my favorite ways to study: 1. With friends — study groups can be super helpful for classes …

Second Wind

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I ran cross country in high school, so you’ll have to bear with the distance running analogies that necessarily creep in from time to time. I started this semester really pumped about work and on top of everything. Naturally, as the work load increased I began to feel overwhelmed by all I had to do and by the end of …

Spring Semester Schemes

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I’m really excited for the spring semester. Because I finished math last year and have already taken my tech elective, I have some flexibility in my schedule. I’ve decided to move o-chem (which I would normally start junior year) up to this coming semester. Then I’ll be taking BME 210 (Biomedical Computer Simulation Methods), PHYS 161 (Honors Mechanics and Thermodynamics), …

What a week

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This week has been overwhelming. For some reason I’ve had something pretty significant due in each of my 5 classes, even the classes that rarely give out large assignments. I’ve been buried up to my neck in lab write-ups, papers, and problem sets. And then there was today’s physics midterm. I think I did pretty well, but we’ll have to …

Oooo the Glorious Midterm Season!!!

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Abraham Lincoln once said that people are about as happy as they choose to be. In the midst of midterms, where students are all busy (and stressed) to perform to the best of their ability, things sometimes get out of perspective, and we loose sight of the bigger picture of things. To me, the remedy to “Midterm Blues” is to …

Bronze

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Phew. It’s been a long week. And the next one will be just as long as this one. I managed to get the assignments I needed to done – but there’s still more to do that are due next week. I just had my first midterm yesterday but I think it went well! šŸ™‚ I can’t let my guard down …