Monday, March 3, 2008

To the End of Term I Say, "Farewell!"

Goodbye, term. You are over and done with. And honestly, I didn't expect to get through you. I thought you'd win; I expected you to crush me, but you didn't. I had too much ground to cover in too short a time, but I did it, and I won, not you. Neener, neener, neener!

Math limits: you were tough, but I conquered you. Ha!

Diversity: you were boring, but necessary. I'm sure I'll see you again, though.

Human Development: same to you.

Statistics: we're old friends, you and I. We get along fabulously; we understand each other. Everyone doubted us, but we pulled through without a hitch. Baby, we're going all the way!


Here's what I learned last term:

*If I write a paper, it will go through within 2 days, full credit, highest marks.

*If I have math work (except statistics), it will take 7 or 8 days for the grader to get it back to me. I will have corrections to make from comments I don't understand. I will resubmit the work within 2 days, and it will take another 7 to 8 days to get it back. I will again have corrections to make from more comments I don't understand. I will again resubmit the work within 2 days, and it will take yet another 7 to 8 days to get it back. This time I know it's coming back again with even more comments I don't understand, so I haunt the website where the grading is posted. After 5 days I get antsy. After 7 to 8 days I get my paper back, full credit, highest marks. Huh?!?

That's it; that's what I learned.

Well, that and some math and some diversity and some human development.


  1. Glad to have you back among us. Some of those math classes can be buggers, can't they? You're brave to take one through a correspondence class... I always had to be right in the classroom with the professor.

  2. Thanks for the embossing tips! Will keep them in mind the next time.

  3. You made. Hooray! I miss the change of terms. It's so nice to have that routine sense of closure and renewal.


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