Today I realized that no matter how 'busy' or together people seem to be, they really are trying to fool you into thinking that they actually are productive. Every turn I make I find a roadblock. Someone knows better than me, someone has broken the printer and left it for someone else to fix. Someone … Continue reading Today I Realized…
How to request letters of recommendation? It seems daunting to approach a professor or professional reference and ask them to take the time out of their very busy schedule and write you a stellar letter of recommendation, and rightfully so. As the student, you are the one extending a branch to this professor who may … Continue reading Letters of Recommendation
Somehow, this city has taught me to be fearless. In the midst of a population crippled by anxiety and self-image, it has taught me to not be afraid anymore. Fearless, not in the sense that I am not afraid of anything anymore, but in the sense that those fears that I have, have ceased to … Continue reading Fearless
Depth The dictionary defines this as the distance from the top or surface of something to its bottom OR complexity and profundity of thought. Common sense usage of this word also uses it as synonymous with its definition. That is, the depth of something can also refer to the farthest most point, the ultimate bottom level. There is … Continue reading Self-Contained
In a nutshell, the Greek worldview was very mechanistic. They thought of the world as a giant machine (like gears in a clock) that worked in uniform and predictable ways. their worldview was based on observable phenomenon with a heavy dose of divine intervention. Anything that couldn't be traced back to a physical source was considered … Continue reading The Greek Worldview
How I made it to graduate school.