Category Archives: Projects

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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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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New Priorities Driving Up College Tuition–How to Cope

We all know that college tuition is going up all the damned time. It’s not always clear why. There’s pretty infuriating stuff like Cambridge’s famous $5 million each year wine budget. The bigger impact is ultimately a much larger staff–this … Continue reading

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Catch Up in College When You’re Already Way Behind: Part 2–After the Fire Alarm

(Part II, now that the fire alarm is done) It’s mid-February, the shine of the new semester is starting to buff off, and the long grindstone of the next 3+ months is beginning. Maybe you’ve fallen behind on work and … Continue reading

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A H2CC Webinar: How to Catch Up In College When You’re Already Behind (Part I)

It’s mid-February, the shine of the new semester is starting to buff off, and the long grindstone of the next 3+ months is beginning. Maybe you’ve fallen behind on work and need to catch up–don’t worry, it happens to all … Continue reading

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My Crazy (But Successful) Plan to Write a Master’s Thesis in 10 Weeks

My thesis at MIT was definitely the pinnacle of my academic output, and I’m incredibly proud of it. If you want to take a look at it or the abstract, you can find it here—but, in short, it was a … Continue reading

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