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Productivity City – Part II

“How is it February already?” asked my friend on Wednesday. I was fairly incredulous also. In just three months, we will have completed our sophomore year at UT. From this fact, we learn two things – 1) time flies by very quickly, and 2) we must appreciate the time we do have in college. Though February is the shortest month, it also tends to be the most productive one (yes, the theme continues).

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February 9, 2012 | | 1 Comment

Productivity City – Part I

Today marks the start of the third week of UT’s spring semester. School has been in session for less than two whole weeks, and I already feel stressed, I have scoured through pounds of reading and study materials, and my Google calendar is filled with bright blue commitments, events, meetings, and activities on top of my regular course schedule.

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January 31, 2012 | | Comments Off

Reflection, Rejuvenation, and Resolutions – Part II

2011 was a year of tremendous change and growth. As we reflect on another year passed, we collectively create resolutions to better ourselves for the coming one. In undertaking these resolutions, we hope to improve upon our current lives, but we often encounter a problem with these resolutions — their transience.

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January 19, 2012 | | 2 Comments

Reflection, Rejuvenation, and Resolutions – Part I

2012 is officially upon us. As we enter into the new year, our Facebook news feeds are dominated by statuses declaring good wishes for the start of the year, reflecting on the past year, and expressing goals and resolutions. UT’s winter break is nearly five weeks long, the perfect time to get back into better [...]

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January 9, 2012 | | Comments Off

A Great Year Ahead

Welcome to the Longhorn Confidential student blogging site! My name is Ryan, and I am excited to share my stories, thoughts, opinions, and dreams with you all. I am a sophomore studying biology and plan to pursue medical school or graduate school.

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October 6, 2011 | | 1 Comment

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