I want to get better at writing

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

That’s one of the biggest things I wanted to learn when I came to college. Unfortunately it’s not happening because too many kids are forced into writing classes as a requirement and it’s too easy to treat writing as a blow-off. I just want to be able to… [see, if I were a better writer […]

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 […]

Visited University of Chicago today!

Monday, April 25th, 2011

As many before me have noted, it is a stoutly-intellectual school. Everyone there seems to be nerds, and not the stupid kind of nerds who cheat their way through school. Everyone there seems hell-bent on learning only because they love it. I quite liked that atmosphere at first; the number one thing I want in […]

Censoring my own internet

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

I got pissed at myself for wasting so much time on the internet. This isn’t uncommon to hear, I’m sure, but my time-wasters aren’t actually terribly wasteful in most minds. I’ve already been games-free since the end of Sophomore year, and I can control my kitteh pictures/failblog/YouTube video-hopping/etc pretty well now. My current problem is […]

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