Dec
25
2011

How to Improve Your Focus

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What is focus and how exactly do you improve it? To say the least, focus is incredibly important in increasing productivity. Without focus, there is doubt that one can get anything done to the fullest standards. With that said, life is extremely busy and is full of numerous challenges and struggles. On top of that, life includes so many tasks and goals that need to be met, it is hard not to get stressed. However, [...]

Oct
11
2011

Do not fear Failure. Have a Stress-less Examination: Update #1

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It is the time for midterms and other examinations. Even though you study efficiently, you still feel overwhelmed. What can you do? Don’t be stressed. The midterms are a celebration of learning. Once you are able to let go of the fear of failure and the pressure from a numerical score of your performance, then you can truly excel in learning the material and taking in the beauty of knowledge. You only live once. Will [...]

Oct
5
2011

Steve Jobs Dies, but Apple Lives On: The World has Lost a Creative Genius

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How to deal with the loss of Steve Jobs… Steve Jobs was more than just a CEO. He was a motor for advancements.    Steve Jobs. He is gone, but the pain is still immeasurable. It is really hard to write this without getting emotional. Partly because I closely followed Steve Jobs and his advice as I grew up. Humble beginnings for this man. Dropped out of college. Returning Coke bottles to get a few [...]

Oct
5
2011

Steve Jobs: 1955-2011

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Steve Jobs Inventor, Innovator, Creative Genius 1955-2011   Hard to believe it, but Apple co-founder and ex-CEO Steve Jobs has passed away. I feel an intense amount of sadness and grief after realizing that he has passed. His vision and creative genius was unparalleled. His team brought music to a wider audience. His dreams made computing much more feasible and attainable. No wonder Apple is, and still remains one of the most liked companies today. [...]

Sep
27
2011

MCAT Scores are Up. Is My Hope up?

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MCAT scores are up. I cannot do anything right now! The anxiety is killer, and my mind is a thriller. I am trying my best to forget it, but why? Well, I fear that if I did not do well, then I would be greatly disappointed. But why? I put so much time and effort into this. That is why. I need to bend my stress, but right now I am having so much difficulty! [...]

Sep
22
2011

The Kazah Effect

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**The scenario(s) and definition(s) applies to both men and women and not just the men.** It’s in the middle of the afternoon and you’re in line at the grocery store. You are minding your own business and all of a sudden you see an attractive girl from the corner of your eye. All of a sudden, your heart races as you are thinking about the different ways on how to impress her, as you picture [...]

Sep
20
2011

Having a “Goal” School Rather than a “Dream” School

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We all have heard it before. “What is your dream school?” “What is the dream school that you wish to attend?” For a college student, and even for the high school senior, it is a term thrown around all too often. And I am not writing to say that I am an exception either. Not at all. I have those same “dreams” as well. However, it is time that we stopped calling this a “dream” [...]

Sep
20
2011

Using Music to Bend Your Stress: How my Guitar Playing Influences my Happiness

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What is it with music? A simple tune can make you happy, yet have the power to make you cry. A song can be great enough to inspire others. It can motivate us all. The truth is, music is the universal language of the human race. Even if you cannot understand another country’s language, you can understand a melody. Music has changed people in many ways. On the bright side, it has made people who [...]

Sep
20
2011

How I Plan to Succeed this Quarter and Bend My Stress

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Already, it is going to be the start of a new quarter. The long summer is dying and coming to an end. Boy, was it a hot summer. But as the old saying goes, as something comes to an end, another begins. And for me, it is the beginning of a new quarter. My quarter starts this Thursday, the 22nd. As always, my mind wonders what the new quarter will be like. Will I have [...]

Sep
19
2011

The Importance of Independence vs. Cooperation In Great Leaders

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Independence is a key aspect that determines the character of any strong individual. Being able to work indepentently shows his or her confidence. In order to truly learn, I think there must be times when you are alone and participating in personal growth. A great leader must be highly assertive and be self-sufficient.They must acknowledge their fellow colleagues and applaude their accomplishments, but they should never be daunted by them. This confidence ensures the individual [...]

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