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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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The Future, Work

Why Ohio State Engineering?

Written by    Mar 21, 2017

Since March is a pretty pivotal month for college decisions, I really want to focus on potential incoming engineers. I was fortunate enough to have a few people to give me student advice, and I want to add my opinion to the mix, both because I don’t think the university description quite covers it, and I’m just selfish like that. If you’re anything like me, […]

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The Truth About RAs: Real Talk

Written by    Mar 9, 2017

Movies do a really poor job of showing us what resident advisors are like; they’re portrayed as no fun, stuck-up, and out to get residents at every turn. This couldn’t be more wrong. I have talked to a lot of people that dearly cherish their RA, and I myself have grown fond of mine. Especially now that many of my friends are getting ready to […]

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Working in the Language Lab

Written by    Feb 9, 2017

Have you ever been to the COSI Electricity Show? You know, the one where a man with a microphone says a lot of crazy things about electricity and proceeds to make someone’s hair stand up? From a young age, I wanted to be that person up on COSI’s stage with a microphone. I might not have a microphone, but ten years later, I have found myself on COSI’s […]

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Student Loans = Student Moans

Written by    Feb 1, 2017

College is great. Paying for it is not. So how do we find the money every semester to keep coming back until that degree is done? First and foremost, take advantage of your own strengths. Are you particularly good at line dancing? Write about that on your college application. Ohio State loves all of you little oddball line dancers. There might be other people that […]

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FutureLink!

Written by    Nov 21, 2016

So…if you’re anything like me, you procrastinate from time to time (not to say that homework isn’t always super megafun, cool, awesome, yay). One way I like to make myself feel better about my habit is to spend that time looking for internships/jobs. That’s less bad, right? It’s practical knowledge. I’ll have to do it eventually, ok? And that’s where FutureLink comes in. For those of […]

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Advice, Internships, On-campus work, Stress, The Future, Work

SOS, life is in shambles

Written by    Oct 27, 2016

Guys. I just had the worst shift of my entire life. And it’s only my second week of work. I’m an office assistant in my residence hall, and don’t get me wrong, it’s great. I think it’s as awesome as a minimum wage job gets. It’s convenient, I get to choose my hours, and I get to do homework while I’m sitting at the front […]

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How to get involved in undergraduate research

Written by    Oct 10, 2016

Ohio State has many opportunities for students outside of the classroom, including lots of opportunities to get involved in undergraduate research. For students in pre-med or pre-vet routes, having some lab or research experience is an awesome thing to able to add to your medical or vet school applications. However undergraduate research can benefit all, no matter what major you’re in. Luckily for me, I was […]

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Just keep swimming

Written by    Sep 30, 2016

College has a hefty price tag.  Not only do we need to pay for tuition but also housing, dining, textbooks, warm clothing (for Ohio’s bipolar weather), club fees, trips off campus, school supplies, study abroad, groceries, the list is unending.  So how do Ohio State students go about combatting the mounds of debt facing us after college?  We get campus jobs! This year I work […]

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To bike or not to bike

Written by    Sep 20, 2016

The true question that plagues campus transportation: are bikes worth the hassle?   Photo Credit This debate still swirls around, with opinions that range from all across the spectrum. I’ve talked to people that think bikes should be banned and I’ve talked to people who live and die by their bike. So what’s the truth?   Let’s break it down into the classic “pros and […]

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