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CEO of MidTide Media Curator and Considerate at http://www.somethingtoconsidermovement.com Blogger at http://www.foggofwar.com

Another Quick, Honest Product Plug

I’m getting one of these: Habit-changing is _hard_, and following through on the 80/20 kinds of changes you want to make to go crush college (like goofing around less on the internet, studying well, sleeping, eating right, etc) is the … Continue reading

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Keystone Habits, and More on Goals (Including Weight Loss)

So it’s been quite a while since I’ve published here and I apologize: work has been madness. But the good news is that learning hasn’t stopped and I’ve still been able to make progress on some of my key goals, … Continue reading

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Pro-Ductive-Crastination

A short one for once, promise: A dear friend writing her final paper was somewhat stuck on said paper, and it had her down. Her strategy at the time was what we often do (myself included, usually related to weight … Continue reading

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My Breadth-Not-Depth Mantra in Exam Prep

I was waiting to publish this until I tested it out with a few friends, but opening signs are looking very good as finals season starts to wrap up. I’ve been mentoring folks in undergrad and grad school at varying … Continue reading

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How we Pay for College May be Changing–But Don’t Hold your Breath

I just happened across two pretty interesting articles that I wanted to share with my own thoughts. They’re both related to experiments in changing how we pay for college. I’m a bit skeptical of both but wanted to share further … Continue reading

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Want a Great Job? Build a Great Portfolio!

In my fourth semester at MIT I took the first applied mechanical engineering course of my career, after more theoretical classes on mechanics, electricity, statics, dynamics, and programming. I had done well enough in these theory classes, but now it … Continue reading

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Hey, We’re in College XPress!

Just wanted to share some exciting news: we’re being featured (with increasing regularity) in College XPress, a pretty big-time blog-and-other-stuff site.  So far they’ve shared My Crazy Plan to Write a Master’s Thesis in 10 Weeks, and a brand new … Continue reading

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