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Good to know: Competitive programming means squeezing cows into an elevator and other conundrums

Forty-five minutes had elapsed, of the 75 minutes allotted. Seven of the 14 students had successfully completed at least one programming question, of the four assigned. The event was not especially visual, college students with heads riveted to a computer screen tapping their keyboards loudly enough to mimic a small hailstorm. But this was something important — the final class…

Thinking About Graduate School?

Graduate school is a transformative experience.   Being at the tail end of my graduate education, I am able to reflect now on just how much I truly have grown since my start in Spring 2011.  I also have a better understanding of what is important to take into consideration when thinking about and applying for graduate programs, so I…

Five Days of Graduate School Appreciation

Gratefulness has been on my mind since Thanksgiving break.  I realized there is at least one moment (if not several) every day I am thankful for, and how important it is to acknowledge those moments.  For one week I decided to reflect and record what I am feeling appreciative of each day. Monday::  Challenging Situations. Challenging situations in graduate school…

Undergrad vs. Grad School, What’s The Difference?

Graduate school is a whole new world compared to undergraduate.  While the purpose is the same- to help you advance your knowledge, skills, and preparation to hit the job market head on- that’s just about where the similarities end.  Please note these are based on my personal experience and remember many other perspectives exist! Learning New Information Undergrad:  Typically happens…