Category Archives: *Monica’s Blog

When I Grow Up

“Hello! What’s your name?” People always started, when I was visiting colleges. “Where’re you from?” Ha, I know that one! (Though now I know I like it here, and want to stay on the East Coast.) “What other colleges are … Continue reading


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Tidbits and Tidings

Hello readers! Alas, this week (similar to last week) I am left without a unified theme that unites all I want to talk about. I suppose I should consider myself fortunate, since nothing significantly traumatizing happened that could scoop everything … Continue reading


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I heart College

Dear readers, It’s been an awesome week for me . No physics or math pset (so not too academically busy), my family visited, my friends are wonderful, course scheduling next fall worked out perfectly, housing next year’s working out perfectly, … Continue reading


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Spring Break 2014

Hello everyone! I have to say, not a lot is going on in my life… since it’s spring break! Very fortunately, Wellesley’s spring break lined up almost perfectly with MIT’s this year, so I have been able to enjoy my … Continue reading


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Undertakings of a Neuro Pset

It’s Sunday morning, and I’m trying to figure out what I want to do. I have a math problem set (pset), a physics problem set, a neuro problem set, a physics test to study for, and two leftover research hours … Continue reading


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Let it never stop

Shanzeh’s going on a pilgrimage. I was doing that thing in English class where you start asking generic questions to the people around you (at this time: “what are you doing for spring break?”) and pray that someone’s got something … Continue reading


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Silence

I’m sitting on the bus back from Boston with little orange ear plugs curled into my ears, and large black driving-range earmuffs clapped around that which look enough like headphones that people don’t bother me. I’m in a little pool … Continue reading


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Week in the Life

Good morning readers! Readers, I see no comments on any of the blogs for the past few weeks! Tsk, tsk. I feel like Edna Mode from the Incredibles: “Gobble-gobble-gobble-gobble-gobble! Too much [talking], darling, too much! That is why I show … Continue reading


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A Wellesley Neuroscience Major

Hello readers! When I was brushing my teeth this morning, musing on possible topics for this week’s blog post (a disturbingly routine Friday morning activity for me), I realized that I’ve never talked about the details of my major. While … Continue reading


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All the Lovely People

Hello readers! I heard there might be some new people reading today, since the Admission Office sent out a wave of emails that with luck sent you to scope out Wellesley . If so, here’s a sketch of me: I’m … Continue reading


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