Archive | September, 2010

Shouldn’t Bloggers be Anti-Social…?

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September 26, 2010

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Hey everyone, this is Sarah, and welcome to my blog! Blogging seems kind of hypocritical to me, especially in this case. Bloggers are stereotypically known for keeping to themselves and spending all of their time on a computer. Okay, so maybe the last part is a little true for me ^_^ But anyway, the point of […]

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Guys&Dolls

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September 25, 2010

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Let me put this bluntly: if you have the idea in your head that WPI is a place where students focus all of their time on science, math, and engineering and don’t have time or talent for anything else—arts, music, theatre, athletics, community service—you are wrong. Last night I attended a production of the musical […]

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Roadtrips, Fully Stocked Breakrooms and MQP

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September 23, 2010

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MQP is fully underway. As I’ve mentioned before I’m working with a company called Dynamic Network Services (Dyn Inc.) and they are a network services company that provides critical internet infrastructure and domain name services to their customers. The company culture is AWESOME. First of all, the President and CEO of the company are both […]

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On the Road Again

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September 20, 2010

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It’s mid-September which means it is admissions travel season! Over the next few months, admissions representatives from hundreds of colleges will be traveling the country and world and likely coming to a location near you (perhaps even including your high school). This afternoon I am writing from a hotel room in Concord, NH starting the […]

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Marathon Man

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September 20, 2010

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16 hours, 177 miles, 3 distinct activities, and 7 cups of coffee… Nope, I’m not training to run the Boston Marathon – this is a day in the life of a WPI Admissions Marathon Man. I’ve been working for the WPI Admissions Office for over 3 years now, and I have gotten used to the idea that […]

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The First Step to my Future

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September 17, 2010

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The First Step to my Future

If you’ve been following my blog, you know that this past summer I had an internship with GE Healthcare in Milwaukee, WI. At the end of the summer, I interviewed for the full time Information Management Leadership Program (IMLP) and last week I received a full time offer!!!! Yes, three weeks into my senior year […]

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Brochures, Photos and the Web

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September 14, 2010

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I trust that many high school seniors return home everyday to a mailbox full of college brochures. Yes, I have seen the videos on what happens to them, including the video of a young man weighing everything he had received. Now I will say WPI probably does contribute our fair share, but as many schools […]

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Ignorance is not Bliss… THE HORROR OF WASABI

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September 8, 2010

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The Sole Proprietor is a seafood restaurant less than 5 minutes walk from campus and its where many of my friends frequent because of there Happy Hour menu which starts after 10pm. On this menu everything is for $5 which is perfect for a college students budget. So on Sunday I went to the Sole […]

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A View From Above

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September 6, 2010

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“Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings…” Over the summer, I had the opportunity to experience once of the greatest activities known to man – the freedom of flight. After 2+ years, 89 flight hours, and more dollars than I would care to count, I joined […]

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WPI Virtual Tour

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September 5, 2010

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After several months in the making, WPI’s new virtual tour, “Eye on WPI” launched on Friday. I am very excited about this great new option for students, parents and counselors. It has been designed to help you learn more about the WPI experience, and can be customized to meet your needs. I hope you’ll spend […]

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