Sadly, It Appears I May Be Right

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Alternatively titled: Investors are a Superstitious, Cowardly Lot.  Skittishness over Spain and Italy, coupled with the U.S. downgrade to AA+ Friday afternoon hit the markets today, leaving the Dow down 5.5% and threatening to make the Eurozone a house of cards.

Waiting Game

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The month has been a quiet one.  I did a bit of research and found out not to expect a decision about American University and the School of International Service until mid-November.  Which means that now that we’re getting to mid-November I’m nervously watching my email and physical mail for word of whether I get […]


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Well, I’ve thought things over and have decided to go after Spring 2011 admission at a few more schools.  I can apply to a total of 4 more schools in the Spring semester in addition to American University – NYU, Rutgers U., Seton Hall, and City College of NY.  The rest of them will remain […]

Why I Stay Ahead of My Classes

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The semester has started off well.  My statistics class is active every day, but I can stay a bit ahead of the game by doing reading and taking notes ahead of when they are assigned.  And our online discussion area let’s us save our posts as drafts, so I’ve been able to start writing them […]