Tag: university

The power of ‘No’ and ‘Yes’ (as a shy person).

News and Discussion, Off The Cuff September 11, 2014

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These past few years, I have gotten far, far better at communicating my wants. This may seem trivial to a lot of you, as I am sure there are many out there who have never quite experienced problems in discerning what they really desire and go for everything gung-ho.

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1 Book, 1 Week: The Turn Of The Screw

1 Book 1 Week January 27, 2014

turn of the screw

Semester 2 of my third year of university is upon us! Which means my educational life will end in approximately 4-5 months for the foreseeable future. Scary thoughts, right? Admittedly, I have mixed emotions about it all, being excited to pursue the life I want to lead and be consumed by projects that excite me (or potentially end up in a dead end, unsatisfying 9 to 5 if all that goes to pot), but also being very attached to education. Since the age of 4, it has been all I have known, my entire life has been structured by it, and it maintains a sense of comforting security from which I am about to be thrown out in the cold.

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