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Re: Finishing my bachelor's degree
« Reply #29 on: August 28, 2013, 11:53:43 AM »
Good for you pianodwarf, I'm excited on your behalf!

Thanks!  I'm excited, too.
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Re: Finishing my bachelor's degree
« Reply #30 on: August 28, 2013, 01:36:33 PM »
{tissues, where are the tissues...)

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Re: Finishing my bachelor's degree
« Reply #31 on: September 29, 2013, 12:44:43 PM »
A few days before leaving for Ireland, I took my Philosophy 101 "credit-by-examination" test.  I was a bit nervous about it, but it turned out to be nowhere near as difficult as I had feared it might be between the length of time I've been out of school and the fact that there were some philosophers I had never read (e.g., Kierkegaard).  I got an A on the exam, which now completes all the requirements for my major -- now I just need to take the "filler" classes that Thomas Edison requires (as all colleges do, of course) to ensure that my degree is well-rounded.

So.  Three credits down, fifteen to go, and the October semester starts on Tuesday.  Here we go... whee!
[On how kangaroos could have gotten back to Australia after the flood]:  Don't kangaroos skip along the surface of the water? --Kenn

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Re: Finishing my bachelor's degree
« Reply #32 on: September 29, 2013, 12:47:15 PM »
Woo! Rock on, pd. How long are your semesters?
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Re: Finishing my bachelor's degree
« Reply #33 on: September 29, 2013, 12:52:57 PM »
Woo! Rock on, pd. How long are your semesters?

Thomas Edison has an interesting system.  A new semester starts at the beginning of each month, and each semester is twelve weeks long, so at any one time, there are three semesters going on (one getting started, one in the middle of things, and one wrapping up).  In my own case, my October semester wraps up shortly before Christmas.  Then I have the January semester, which ends at the end of March, at which point I'll be done.  I'm taking nine credits this semester and six credits in the January semester.
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Re: Finishing my bachelor's degree
« Reply #34 on: September 29, 2013, 08:45:26 PM »
Excellent!!!  :)
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Re: Finishing my bachelor's degree
« Reply #35 on: September 29, 2013, 09:55:08 PM »
I wish that there was something important to me that I could do. But at least for the next few months I get to live your life vicariously, pd. You keep doing good. It makes me feel better too!

All joking aside, do well, my friend. I'm impressed with your determination.
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Re: Finishing my bachelor's degree
« Reply #36 on: September 30, 2013, 10:36:06 AM »
.. I was a bit nervous about it, ...
I got an A on the exam, ...

 ;D ;D ;D ;D having read and enjoyed almost every post you've made on WWGHA I'm not even slightly surprised PD! 
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Re: Finishing my bachelor's degree
« Reply #37 on: October 01, 2013, 04:19:48 AM »
.. I was a bit nervous about it, ...
I got an A on the exam, ...

 ;D ;D ;D ;D having read and enjoyed almost every post you've made on WWGHA I'm not even slightly surprised PD!

Nice to hear compliments, especially from people who have more confidence in me than I do.  :-)

So today is the first official day of the semester, although like many other students, I've been unofficially preparing for the past couple of days or so.  And coincidentally, the government is closed today, meaning I have the day off.  If the shutdown is fairly short, this could be a blessing in disguise for me, considering the huge backlog of other stuff I have from the vacation in addition to the schoolwork I need to start tackling.
[On how kangaroos could have gotten back to Australia after the flood]:  Don't kangaroos skip along the surface of the water? --Kenn