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December 21, 2008
Thoughts on finals, US Senate campaigns, and intersections therein.
December 19, 2008
Rarely are student and faculty Circadian rhythms more out of sync than at the end of a semester.
December 19, 2008
Even after hours of playing music, listening to music, talking about music, sleeping, and doing everything that has nothing to do with college admissions, my work follows me home...
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.

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