Connections

My head is lost in school. Everyday I have the dilemma, Java or Biotech? Java or Biotech? Which homework should I finish first? Which test should I study for? It became difficult to separate my time between my two classes. But slowly I found my rhythm. The days continue to be long: waking up early,…

Family.

My first days back had been a much more daunting task than I expected. My heart still longed for the warming touch of my family. Before my eyes could even readjust to somehow brighter Northern California sun, I was thrust back into the system. Classes were harder, my mind longed to code, but my heart…

Blog Week 2

Week 2: Time goes on, the meticulous clockwork that is my summer progresses. Week two was much easier than the first. As rhythm becomes the hum of our daily lives. I understand my place within our makeshift home, I accept it, I flaunt it, I enjoy it. Unfortunately, my expository classes were cancelled due to…

First Day of Class

In the morning of my first day of class, Writing for High School, I felt confident that I was going to do well. When Mr. Gonzalez dropped me off at Tolman Hall, I started to doubt my abilities, which is something I tend to do. When I arrived at class, the door was locked, but…

Week 1, T.A.

I’ve never worried about the first day of school. I always show up with a smile on my face, never stressing about what my teachers would be like, who would be in my classes, or how difficult the class would be. ATDP was different. I was fortunate enough, or at least I thought, to not…