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December 17, 2008
This utter lack of warmth and sun, combined with the rampant insomnia and overwhelming amount of work, makes the campus seem less like sweet, pastoral, rural Ohio and more like a scene from Doctor Zhivago.
December 16, 2008
Because there's no better way to procrastinate writing your college application essays than reading tips about writing your college application essays.
December 14, 2008
It looked delicious... but we were told we couldn't eat yet. It is an extremely sadistic thing to show us food and tell us we can't partake. I was ready to dive in. But there was a reason.
December 12, 2008
Today was my final exam for History of Argentine Music. This is how my studying unfolded on Twitter.
December 12, 2008
Unqualified and unsolicited advice on the college essay from someone who went about it the wrong way.
December 11, 2008
I have one week to go in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Before I find myself completely overwhelmed readjusting to life in the U.S., I thought I would share a few pointers for anyone who thinks studying abroad is in their future.
December 10, 2008
The money raised by Work it for Women was to help women with the costs of an abortion: travel, overnight stays and child care.

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