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Paradigm Shift

As soon as you enter the university environment, you notice that it is very similar to high school. You still have teachers, students, books, papers, et cetera.
All universities add is magnitude: hundreds of teachers, thousands of students, elephant-sized books, and your papers are long enough to be books.
As a junior, I feel I’ve adjusted [...]

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November 8, 2007 | | Comments Off

Como llegue a la Universidad de Texas en Austin

Nunca existi un momento en cual dude la oportunidad de ir al colegio.
Cuando iba acabando mi ltimo ao de la preparatoria, reconoc la existencia de las oportunidades acadmicas infinitas. Cuando vino el tiempo de escoger una universidad, yo tena tres ofertas definitivas con becas y todo. Visite dos de las escuelas; una era la Universidad [...]

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October 25, 2007 | | Comments Off

Now it’s time to get down to the nitty gritty…

So, these last couple of weeks are known as “Midterms.”
I still don’t understand the concept since we are not yet at the “mid” of the semester, but I’m not one to displace my attention on something so well established.

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October 10, 2007 | | Comments Off

Life in Austin

I must continue on with the introduction…
First, let me start with this thought: El Paso is far, far away. When I first came to UT, I felt some culture clash. From the chiles of New Mexico to the lifestyle of Pace Picante Sauce, which I still argue is ketchup, I realized that Austin was going [...]

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October 10, 2007 | | Comments Off

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