So it’s been a while since I’ve last posted on here but lets not make excuses. Over the last month or so I’ve been extremely busy with school. If you’ve read my blog before this post you might have noticed that I was not doing so well during my midterm. To sum it all up I decided to drop mathematics(still finished the book), and focus on biology which was a very tough class. During the last week of school I ended up passing my final exam and was ready for my new year at the University of Chicago, which is the school I will be attending in the fall. It’s been a very good year for me since I have accomplished a lot of my goals for 2013. I look forward to the rest of the year in my "new" life in Chicago. Over the next couple of weeks I will be in search of a job so if all goes well I will soon be employed by someone. Until then keep working hard and reaching for the stars.
Where I stand
As of now I currently stand at a C in both of my classes, which include biology and Pre Calculus. Every day or at least 4 times a week I practice mathematics for at least 5 hours and sometimes I am in the math resource center all day working on problems. As for biology I usually try to cram study for my exams and they usually don’t go so well. As of this point in the semester many students have dropped math and biology because of low-test scores or maybe the work was too difficult for them to understand. As for me I did not pay over $1,000 to fail my classes, nor repeat them in the near future and am striving to get my work done. This past week since we have returned from spring break I have started to really study for both biology and mathematics and really put time into quizzing myself in bio and working on all types of problems in math.
As I realized that I am not during horribly bad in my classes I have concluded that I need to not only study more but actually fully understand what I am studying. As a student who works hard with everything, I am willing to give up my days to study for exams and test so that I can reach my maximum potential, not only in programming but in my academic studies as well. I will keep this blog updated with my progress at the end of the semester and future goals.
Today was the last of my finals for this semester and I must say that it has been one heck of a ride. I was determined to finish strong and work hard this semester so that it could place me closer to achieving my dreams. I took 5 classes this semester such as two 8 week college algebra courses, sociology(Social Problems), World Civilization, and Humanities. Out of all those classes I found math to be the class that really push me forward. Math was similar to programming in my eyes because the more you practice and work and actually solve problems the better you become at your craft, which was the case when I applied things I learned in class to programming. We started math in August of 2012 and meet everyday for 16 weeks, 2 hours a day. As a person who is not keen on math I was working very hard and wanted to make it to the finish line in which I did. I look forward to next semester as I take on Biology and Mathematics. I will continue to work hard so that I can achieved my ultimate goal which is to obtained my degree in computer science. Can’t stop won’t stop!