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Bittersweet

"You don't know what you've got till it's gone." I never really understood how stupidly bittersweet the phrase was until recently.  I've been so comfortable with everyone and everything around me that little changes never made too much impact on how I went about my day.  Moving into the basement removed some of the convenience… Continue reading Bittersweet

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life, student life

Two Tidbits from the Last 4 Years

My journey toward a Bachelor’s degree in biomedical biology is finally over.  Tuesday, I graduated and celebrated with my friends and family after four years of sweat and tears (no blood, thankfully!).  I walked across the stage and accepted the proof of my hard work and dedication.  My family was there to celebrate, and I… Continue reading Two Tidbits from the Last 4 Years

life, shiny new things

Last Week in Shiny, New Achievements; 5

I'm having a surreal day trying to grasp the fact that I just had my last lecture of my third year university... !!!!!!!!  I feel like laughing maniacally but that would freak my dog out.  Or probably just annoy her - hehe. So yes, I have 5 final exams to go, my last one on… Continue reading Last Week in Shiny, New Achievements; 5

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Conquering Finals: how to start studying

     I'll make this one a shorter post, since if you're reading this, you're probably in browsing the internet instead of actually studying. 😉  (Don't worry, I should be studying right now, too!) Basically: Pick up your notes and just start reading.      You might be thinking: "Ellie, just start reading?  That's impossible.… Continue reading Conquering Finals: how to start studying