myTakes: Education & Career

My second job experience and why I won't be going back to it.

As a lot of you know during covid-19,a lot of resturaunts closed down and went to delivery or takeout only. My job was closed till May 4th. During that period the steakhouse where I was at was takeaway only. Business was...
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Books I recommend for learning German (classics)

Since I only really like classics, here are the books I recommend for diving into Central European and German culture. I mostly chose fairly short books because I know from experience that it’s very hard to motivate...
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How to get past childhood bullying in adulthood

All through school i was bullied for lots of different reasons. I've always been very petite so i was easy to push around and I can be shy and awkward at times as well as having learning disabilities and just struggling...
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What It's Really Like Having Dyslexia!

I was diagnosed with dyslexia along with dyspraxia and short term memory loss aged 7. The dyspraxia and short term memory loss are kind of adds ons to my dyslexia and that's why im just gonna talk about them as a whole. a...
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My parents are kicking me out - Deadline to leave home @18

I am sorry to only write someting about this now but I have been incredibly busy with fixing my life. I have one week of school left and need to make sure that I get very good grades - I should be left with an average...
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I might not work anymore

It feels so weird. When I finished highschool I was in the top 5% of students in the country. Here when you finish the highest level of highschool you can go to any university and you don't even have to take a test...
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One small truth about me majoring Computer Science Faculty. It's not what you think it is at first.

In the university where I study in (currently graduating still - Bachelors of Science) there was one day, where all students had to attend in order for the commission people to qualify the university with passes as one of...
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How many "f" do you count in this sentence?

FINISHED FILES ARE RE- SULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTIF- IC STUDY COMBINED WITH THE EXPERIENCE OF YEARS. Most people find three. In fact, there are six! A well-awake seven-year-old boy or a professional proofreader will see...
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The Struggles of School: At Home Edition

March 12, 2020, the Thursday before California shut down: As I dive into my synthesis essay for my AP Language and Composition class (AP Lang), my eyes immediately catch sight of a name: COVID-19. As I grumble in...
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The Struggles of Being Self-Employed During the Corona Virus Apocalypse

In a matter of two weeks time, many freelancers, gig workers, and those that own their own businesses, watched all their customers disappear like the wind along with the money in their pockets. Many had businesses shut...
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How to teach math effectively: 8 tips for math professors to improve their student success rates

Math, an academic subject that is both fascinating yet frustrating at the same time. The world runs on math, everything humans have achieved in science and technology has at least some elements of math in it from basic...
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Do You Like Historical Footage? I Do

I like looking at historical footage. The older I get, the more I look into the past. I like that it reminds us we are only a small part of this entire history. We shouldn’t be so self-centred as to think that we are more...
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Maybe Humility is the Key, Not Displays of Confidence

Confidence is a word that is mentioned a lot, maybe even ad infinitum. Some people think it, or the appearance of it, is one of the defining characteristics that necessitates a productive and fruitful life. Having...
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FINALLY! The Husband Shopping Center is here!!

OK, so a girlfriend told me about this new Husband Shopping Center. She knew about the awful experience that I had when I was 20 and how picky I am and said this would fix everything for me by allowing me to get the real...
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Good Universities in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

I'll start studying Computer science and Mathematics in September/October 2020 and then drop one of these to pursue my Bachelor's degree in the other subject :) I've decided to start studying in the Austria and continue...
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The dilemma of not knowing where life will take you

I've known that I'll apply to Swiss universities for almost a year now. My almost-boyfriend is from Switzerland, but this has nothing to do with my plan to do my Master's degree or PhD there. Switzerland is one big...
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Getting to a place where you actually want to work.

We all move through life at our own pace. We don't realize it, but age 10 kicks off a transformative decade that sets the tone for the 20's. During this decade huge amounts of transformations occur, and somewhere mixed in...
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How to excel at school (Part 2: Academically)

I am a senior, 18 and have always had good grades. I have been told by multiple teachers that I am too critical of myself, which is the reason why I am sharing some of my epiphanies throughout the years with you. This...
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How to excel at school (Part 1: Socially)

How to excel at school (Part 2: Academically) I am an 18-year-old (female) senior who has been to four schools in total. Where I live, two or three schools are common. Also, we typically have all our classes together,...
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There are only two things that motivate working and participation in society!

I've been thinking for the past 4 years on what to do and why. And by that I mean, what to do long term. In our modern culture the expectation from the people who live around you is that you will dedicate your life to...
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