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I am 20 years old and reside (for the most part) in Gaithersburg, Maryland. I am on my second full year of classes (one year I took a single class as I was working). I have, however, recently moved to Prince George’s County and take my classes almost fully online for the exception of one short class at Takoma Park MC. I plan to finish my associates this fall or winter semester and transfer to a four year with a associates in General Studies.

Montgomery College has been my main occupancy for the past 2 years and I believe it’s also been the setting in which I’ve transformed and grown as an individual the most. I won’t say that the College is fully responsible for my change, but it has been a nurturing environment for me to trip up and fall down a couple times. Whether the issue was medical, personal, or economical. MC has been a forgiving institute, that I can say is unique to any four year. I feel that if I didn’t take my first steps at MC I wouldn’t be in college right now. I’d be in the army. Hmm, don’t the say the pen is mightier than the sword anyway?

So what now? Well I hope this introduction can show you a little of my background, as I am not a deeply personal man, I actually don’t talk about myself much, even less do I complain. Yet, I see this blog as accomplishing a task greater than a self-dominated diary of my experiences. I want this blog to persuade you to, if you haven’t decided already, to enroll at Montgomery College, I promise you won’t regret it.

My Posts

Letting It Air Out

Letting it Air Out

It's the last week for school and for my stay at Montgomery College, it's definitely been a learning experience(no pun intended). I've changed my intended major more times than I can count on my hand.…

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You Ever Have This Happen?

You ever have this happen?

You study really hard for a test, thinking you got everything covered. You go and take the test...every bit you missed during studying just happened to be on there. You just say to yourself  "cool,…

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An Online Semester

An Online Semester

  Want to know what the actual experience of a full online semester is like? Prepare to read. Prepare to read a lot. Online semesters can be incredibly freeing if you get on top of…

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After Three Weeks, I Am Finally Back.

But first I'll give you my alibi: I had no internet at first, then I got busy during Thanksgiving break, then I lost the url for the login page so that I could post, and…

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Focus On The Positive

Focus on the Positive

It's very easy to let adversity and clamor burden you; it's easy to focus on the negative. Did you ever have this happen? You were having a fantastic day and everything was going great, but…

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A Slew Of Words, A Bit Rough On The Edges. I Mean Well.

A slew of words, a bit rough on the edges. I mean well.

I'm not sure why I enjoy this sort of art; it's got to be the space and the simplicity in these works. I mean, it looks as though it was the product of a 8…

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Procrastination: First And Forget

Procrastination: First and Forget

I am by no means an ideal student; I forgot to do homework, I put things off into an indeterminable future, I am not always enthusiastic (which no one is), and sometimes I just don't…

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Guess What?!?

Guess What?!?

  Did you get it? Well just in case you didn't, that is a Testudo! Which is also the name of this^ guy, which happens to be the mascot of University of Maryland, College Park.…

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Work Vs. Play

Work vs. Play

I began lifting weights when I was about 17 or so. The initial four months were hell, I had this end goal: a perfectly chiseled chest, 6-pack, and the whole shebang! Every workout was something…

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Five Thousand Meters To Walk And Read

Five Thousand Meters to Walk and Read

Six weeks into the semester and 500,000 steps to and from campus. The majority, 4/5, of my classes are online but the last one I take is at 10 AM and located 3 miles away…

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