i was talking to one my bebe jooniors (now senior TT.TT) about college apps and what she said really stuck out to me.. that her grade was so intense, and it always seem like that… each grade gets better and better, but what i said in reply even shocked me how it rings true for ever grade :3
comparing is like worst thing you can do to yourself
ik that’s something a lot of ppl in my grade struggled with
but as long as you know where you stand, where you can improve and where you need help, then you will succeed”
so i thought i would just share since i knew we’ve been a little off the grid, but don’t hesitate ever to contact me (TOH) about anything, i love answering :3
"Three simple rules in life. 1. If you do not go after what you want, you’ll never have it. 2. If you do not ask, the answer will always be no. 3. If you do not step forward, you will always be in the same place."
UT Campus Scenes
Here the historic Littlefield Fountain, which began operating March 1933, commemorates UT students and alumni who died in World War I.
Major George W. Littlefield, an early benefactor to the university, funded the fountain which cost $250,000 at the time and was sculpted by Italian-born Pompeo Coppini. The fountain features Army and Navy soldiers on each side, with goddess Columbia in the center with the palm of peace and the torch of light and freedom. The memorial fountain is inscribed in Latin. The translation reads, “Short life hath been given by Nature unto man; but the remembrance of a life laid down in a good cause endureth forever.” Beneath this inscription is a memorial bronze plaque that lists all UT students and alumni killed in World War I. [Photos by Marsha Miller/UT Austin. GIF by Marsha Miller & Thomas Humphreys/UT Austin.]
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A Tale of Two Georges (UT KNOW feature video)
Littlefield Fountain (UT History Central, Texas Exes)
The Littlefield Gateway (blog)
I am a freshman in college majoring in bio with an emphasis in pre-med. It's only the 5th week of school and I have a C+ in the class. I feel really disheartened about it and I don't know what to do. Do you have any advice?
that sounds sounds beyond rough, and im so so sorry that your year is not starting how you want it to - BUT HAVE NO FEAR.
all you can do now, is learn from your mistakes, look at the syllabus and see what you can drop, what counts the most and calculate if there is a chance for redemption :)
it is only 5th week, so that means only some quizzes/homework and at max 1 test has been given out. REDEMPTION IS COMPLETELY POSSIBLE. you have to work hella hard for it, you really have to think is premed for me bc remeber these classes are hard to adjust to and content moves a lot quicker ESP for premed since GPA is so important to us bc WE NEED THE BEST DOCTORS. you dont want a doctor who cheated his way or barely made it with a c+ scraping his way through college treating you. so i say the same, you want the BEST DOCTOR who CAME BACK bc of his own personal goals :)
good luck hun, don’t be too down about it (take like a at max 1 day pity party for yourself) and really buckle down
find those study habits, if you get distracted easily on the internet (if you use google chrome) i have an extension called concetrate and i block certain sites (like fb, tumblr, projectfreetv, youtube, etc) for a certain amount of time, i shut down my phone and i tell myself i have to study or im not gonna get in med school </3 then what i find what personally helps for me, i cant study in a group until ive studied myself… then final study tips.. it depends on the subject? if its bio, then it helps to like find quizzes online, or just repeatedly go over memorization, if its like math/chem/? it helps to just practice the heck out of it and think of situations where it wouldnt be easy and how would you solve it then…
I BELIEVE IN YOU. ITS ONLY 5TH WEEK. IVE COME BACK FROM A C TO AN A. <3
"College kids literally don’t care about walking in the way of cars at school because we’re like “hit me i don’t care pay my tuition.”"
"Hit me my thesis is due in 12 hours and I haven’t started it"
"Hit me I have a final in an hour and I didn’t study"
"Hit me I’ve been on a 24 hour drinking binge and I’m invincible"
"Hit me. You’re a university vehicle and I’ll get free tuition."
"Hit me I feel like a failure anyway"
How did something small and random at TAMS impact your whole experience?
Skipping gen chem that one day in the spring semester.
sleeping in someone else’s room XD