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S.E.P. Week 4 – Alicia

June 17, 2013

  We have a physics test in less than two days, and I have barely studied. Tonight I came into the lounge and immediately heard the clamoring – someone expressed their desire for a luscious chocolate cake. I heard someone … Continued

S.E.P. Week 3 – Kishan

June 10, 2013

The intensity of the program keeps growing and growing exponentially. There is a lot of work that needs to be done and not a lot of time to do it. This led to my first “all nighter” in over 3 … Continued

S.E.P. Week 3 – Alicia

June 10, 2013

Week three has been hectic. This weekend, we awoke before 4:40am to volunteer at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, and all week long we have been preparing for lots of assignments – next week we have a … Continued

S.E.P. Week 3 – Domelia

June 10, 2013

Respect goes a long way and sometimes we forget how our actions affect others. This week I saw just that statement put into action. Sometimes we fail to realize that our tone, action, and reactions affect someone else and it … Continued

S.E.P. Week 2 – Domelia

June 3, 2013

This week was busy. I learned quickly that keeping up with the various assignments in the classes is important. Time management is the key, because there is definitely no time to waste. For instance, right now I am typing away … Continued

S.E.P. Week 2 – Kishan

June 3, 2013

The second week went by really quickly. Many of my fellow scholars were excited to hear that the Organic Chemistry and Physiology tests were postponed until Monday- allowing for an extra weekend of study time. I believe that this excitement … Continued

S.E.P. Week 2 – Alicia

June 3, 2013

I’ve noticed that a lot of the conversation after (and outside of) class focuses on the particularities of a professor’s instruction style- complaints, critiques, compliments, so on and so forth. At the beginning of the program, I will admit that … Continued

S.E.P. Week 1 – Kishan

May 28, 2013

Move in.  Two words most college students dread.  Hauling room necessities, getting crammed in the elevator, making conversation with strangers in those crammed elevators, accidently bumping into people, and trying to organize your room.  Luckily for us SEP Scholars, move … Continued

S.E.P. Week 1 – Alicia

May 28, 2013

“We can use physics to describe the movement of organic molecules through space,” Dr D. explained on the first day of class. “We can use physics to describe the movements of other life forms. And ultimately, it would theoretically be … Continued

S.E.P. Week 1 – Domelia

May 28, 2013

This week we started our S.E.P classes, and the teachers and PA’s were very helpful and accessible throughout the week. In organic chemistry extra credit was actually given to students who emailed the professor with questions; which was very helpful … Continued