Archive for May, 2011

Where can I get a Stanford tee?

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

I don’t like displaying colleges on my apparel, but Stanford’s something different. It’s not a school I can get into just by trying my hardest. It’s not even my top school at the moment. It’s not just a school. Stanford, ladies and gentlemen, is a lifestyle. Stanford is a dream. It signifies ambition, a pure and sincere ambition […]

Got blue-screened for the first time in years

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

BSODs don’t usually scare me, but this is kinda scary because of the circumstances. All I had open were Office 2010 and IE9. Then IE suddenly crashed and Windows Security Center popped up and told me my firewall was off. Instinctively I turned it back on but the window that showed up was ‘Vista Internet […]

That APLAC test felt like my worst AP ever

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

The testing facility put me in a predicament right away. My high school can’t find a place to accommodate AP testing despite having 3 campuses, so we take them at a local church instead. That place is horrible. Think: Dim windowless rooms with old, rickety tables. I’ve taken 3 AP tests there but I never took a […]

Why is everyone celebrating being done with APUSH?

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

How can you just be ‘done’ with it? You can’t. You live in America; you’re living in the legacy of all the events from your 1000-page textbook. For a history class, AP U.S History sure taught me a lot that I’ll use in real life. I’m impressed with how much history has structured the modern […]

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