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How will two "perfect" semesters affect your GPA?

I'm following up a previous post, in which I treated with GPA movement in your senior year. Reading that one first will help in understanding this one. I'm building on the previous scenario. The assumptions: - The degree consists of 128 credits - The student will do 16 credits each semester; for eig...

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GPA Movement in your Senior Year

This post was inspired by a recent post by (and commentary with) Siervo de Dios on the USC Student Forum, regarding the GPA. I spent some time understanding how the GPA works while at USC, and this post is an attempt to help persons understand the impact of performance on your GPA in the final semes...

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USC's "Portraits of Excellence" 2012 - A recap

USC's "Portraits of Excellence" 2012USC Auditorium; Sunday March 18, 2012. A fool vents all his feelings,But a wise man holds them back.-- Proverbs 29:11 (NKJV) * * *As promised, here is a recap of the “Portraits of Excellence Pageant” 2012.Again, as last year, I will first frame the conte...

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Glory For Me!

(This is a modern-day remix of the the hymn - "The Glory Song". The perspective is that of a university student. This version is singable - to the original tune.)* * *Verse 1 When all assignments and exams are o'erAnd graduation will matter no more,Just to be close to the One I adoreWill throug...

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Where's Daddy?

As her little feet dangled from the window sill, she thought of the man she called “daddy”. All she had at the moment were photographs, faintly discoloured with age, and stained with her mother’s tears. Her braided hair tossed slightly with the occasional wind as the sun kissed her brown skin. She c...

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A Time for Everything

Quoting Ecclesiastes 3, verses 1 through 8, from The Message Bible (TMB):"There's an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth:A right time for birth and another for death,A right time to plant and another reap,A right time to kill and another heal,A right time to destroy...

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Declaration vs. Decision

Ok. Today, let's talk about two words... 'Declaration' and 'Decision'. I like these two words, not only because they're on the same page in my dictionary, but because they help to distinguish between a common error we make sometimes. Let's define both: 'declare': To announce formally or officially....

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Keep your head down!

Today I went to play golf. Yep, golf! I've got a lot to say about the experience, but I don't want to make this post too long. :) Just before getting there, I stopped by someone's workplace. I told him I was going to play golf. He said:"Oh? That's great! Umm... by the way, keep your head down." And...

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USC Scholarship Pageant 2011 - A recap

As promised, here's a note sharing my sentiments on the recently concluded pageant. I apologize for the length beforehand.I love to give some context for my recaps; so let me mention that I've attended every pageant from its inception, until now. Also, I sat just a few rows back from front of the st...

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To my Enemy

I know you are looking to destroy me, you just don't like to see me prosper. You don't like to see me grow. What is your big problem with me? What is actually your case? Is there anything I have done to you? Is there anything you want from me? You always seek a way to hurt me, a way to bring me...

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Rescued From Above: My New Life

Last night, I was doing an online Bible Study Lesson and was really moved by it. I was inspired to write this note. I am usually a private person when it comes to what's going on in my life (outside of school) but I feel that I need to share this. It's a bit lengthy but I have a feeling that someone...

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Instability

A noble among elements of instabilityamong these isotopes of radioactivitywhose lives are only half of what they seemmuch of their hope a degenerating dreambeing stable is perfection truethat's why they'll never bond with youHow much energy would it takefor them to connect with a mistake?It's much e...

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My bed

I lay here with eyes open on my small firm bedA crack of light pours through the small square windowand rests gently upon my chestas it heaves with guided motionAlone, with my thoughts...One leg hanging limply over the sidewhile the other, caresses the dark metal frame My right arm propped up behind...

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Course Numbers and Prefixes

This list was found at this URL: http://www.andrews.edu/academics/bulletin/2006-2007/introduction/00-01-course_numbers.pdf . I wish I had this back in my day!* * * * *Course Numbers and PrefixesACCT AccountingAFLT Aviation FlightAGRI AgricultureALHE Allied HealthANSI Animal ScienceANTH AnthropologyA...

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USC Classrooms and Locations

I'm pretty sure this list will be helpful.This was taken from the "2010-2011 REVISED SECOND & THIRD SEMESTERS CLASS SCHEDULE" from the USC website on January 3, 2011.* * * * *SOUTH CAMPUSLCR - Library Conference Room 101 - Classroom BlockLIB - LibraryNLL - New Language LabESRC - Esther Simmons R...

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Software Tip: Mozilla Thunderbird

Do you have too many email accounts? If checking email is stressing you, this post is for you.I introduce to you Mozilla Thunderbird. Thunderbird is a desktop email client - quite possibly the best up till now. This is truly a time-saver.Just a few of the benefits: Free! (I saved the best for first...

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Intro to the Blogosphere

I’m happy to announce the launch of our very own blog!What's a blog, you ask? I nabbed a quick definition from this site:"A weblog [or blog] is a hierarchy of text, images, media objects and data, arranged chronologically, that can be viewed in an HTML browser." It’s a really quick way for us to sha...

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