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  • Many of you may not know that I'm the photographer for MCW. Over the weekend we had and FTX (Field Training Exercise). Here are some great shots that I took hanging from a rope about 25 feet in the air.

    Over the weekend we did a lot of rappelling, ascending and lanes to work on our skills. The first year trainees earned their blackhats (a symbol of being in the company), and the level 2 candidates earned their ram's head device (a symbol of a technical assault climber). It had rained all weekend, so needless to say I was cold and wet, but that doesn't stop MCW from having fun!
  • Hey everyone here are some photos from the junior ring ceremony and dance! I love my ring so much. And I am so happy that I got it! Thanks for all the support!
  • Has Spring finally arrived at NU? These next couple days will be in the low to mid-60s, but after that, we're looking at 40-50s again and lots of rain. Let's hope for more sunshine like today's soon!
  • 1. Set Goals
    Having short-term and long-term goals is important in general, but in college it's crucial. For example, if you set the long-term goal of graduating with a 4.0, you automatically know how you have to proceed for the next 4 years. If you have a short-term of passing a test on a unit you didn't understand, then you know you need to set more time aside to study for it.

    2. Prioritize
    Prioritizing goes along with goal-setting. You need to think about what takes more or less time, what you're better or worse at, due dates, and the importance of the task. Once you take all of these things into consideration, you can begin to work on things in a way that is the most efficient for you...Continue Reading...



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