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June 26, 2011
It feels like just yesterday I was choosing a First Year Seminar of my very own.
June 6, 2011
What is "hard"? The pace is faster in college than in high school, but it's mostly notable in comparison. For example, in the first three weeks of Research Methods, we covered at least half of the material in my year-long A.P. Statistics course.
May 15, 2011
Throw in stress for something that actually matters, like finals, and I'm toast. I'll be in bed at midnight, eyes open until 1:30, and awake when the sun comes up at 7.
April 5, 2011
Now that I have gushed profusely about my morning classes, let me tell you that I am even more enthused about my afternoon classes. Brace yourself.
March 10, 2011
Let's catch up. I've been shooting lasers, writing calligraphy, and eating fresh fish.
March 6, 2011
That's probably the single biggest reason that I decided to major in creative writing as well as biochemistry. I wanted to have the chance to write and not feel guilty because I was supposed to be doing "real work."