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I’m dropping out of school and fleeing the state.

Written by    Oct 19, 2017

No, this is not click bait. It’s true. Friends, family, loyal followers: as of Spring 2018 I will no longer be a college student. I’m giving up the cold, snowless Columbus winters, the vanilla lattes at Scott Connecting Grounds, my cosy bedroom In Taylor Tower and my long study sessions at 18th Avenue Library. I’m officially giving up making the long walk to the Gateway just […]

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Classes, Internships, Study Abroad, Work

A Rite of Passage

Written by    Sep 18, 2017

Let’s face it. You’re not an Ohio State Student unless you’ve ridden (or at least know about) the 2. The COTA 2 is a line that goes up and down High Street. I’ve used it to ride into Downtown to see the Nutcracker at the Palace Theatre and back, and went to Melt in the Short North with my robot group. But also (let’s face […]

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Campus Life, Columbus, Internships, Student Life, Work

The End (?) of a Summer Internship

Written by    Aug 28, 2017

During a few points this summer (usually around payday), I would sit at my desk at work and think about the fact that I almost skipped the interview that got me this job. The combined factor of my finals and the 500 word email my (now) boss sent me before my interview left me feeling anxious. Plus, I was up in the air for a […]

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Author, Internships, Work

Packing for School: This Year vs Last Year

Written by    Jul 27, 2017

Last time I blogged, I talked about how my first housing worry was how will all my things fit, so this time I want to talk about what came second on the list of Housing Things I Worried About: what do I bring? Obviously after living in a dorm for a year, I know a little bit about what works and what doesn’t. I also want to talk about what […]

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Author, Housing, University Housing

The Anatomy of an Ohio State Quad

Written by    Jul 11, 2017

You did it: you’ve been accepted, you’ve enrolled, you’ve even gone to orientation. The next step, and one of the last ones you’ll take before stepping on campus in August, is receiving your housing assignment and getting ready for moving in. Housing is one of the scariest parts of college—what room will I get? Where will I live? Will my roommate(s) be nice? While I […]

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Author, Housing, University Housing

I GOT A JOB

Written by    Jun 8, 2017

Last week I got my first ever paycheck from my first ever internship. Wait, did I not tell you? Well, here it is in big bold letters. I GOT A JOB. That’s right ladies and gents, after two semesters of freaking out about my major, stumbling my way through classes, and generally not knowing what I’m doing, I finally got a little bit of my […]

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Author, Classes, Internships, Work

SP17 – A Reflection

Written by    May 30, 2017

As my freshman year of college comes to a close, I now have more education than a lot of the rest of the world, on average. This is an amazing thing, and I am blessed to be able to learn here at Ohio State; so, I wanted to take a look back on this semester’s highs and lows. Tutoring at Metro To fulfill the requirements of […]

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Academics, Author, Classes, Columbus, Home, Internships, Personal, Personal Events, Relaxation

I Do Really Well in a Really Hard Class

Written by    May 9, 2017

It’s January. To be specific, it’s the first day of school after a long and difficult autumn semester, one which freaked me out so much I dropped all my honors classes except one in exchange for regular classes. I’m in Jennings Hall for a 9 a.m. Math 1172 class. The next class in my calculus series after the one I skated through and disappointed myself in […]

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Academics, Author, Classes, finals, Honors & Scholars, midterms, Personal, Studying

I learned my lesson

Written by    May 1, 2017

Last semester, the first time I picked up my calculus textbook was six days before the final. All semester, since my lecturer was a little dull, and since it was a class I had already technically taken (Calc 1 and 2), I didn’t feel I needed to study as much. This was a feeling I carried all semester, until seven days before the final when […]

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Classes, finals, midterms, Studying, Textbooks

I GET AN INTERVIEW

Written by    May 1, 2017

Physics Class, Smith Labs 2006, 17:42:00  We’re taking a quiz in physics recitation, as we always do. It’s six questions and twenty points of quantum mechanics, our last of the semester. I fill out the quiz, check my work twice, and turn it in. After, I return to my desk because I plan to argue for a change to a grade I got on my […]

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