Posts From the monthly archives: "January 2015"

If you’re reading this blog for the first time, welcome. And if you’ve read it before, welcome back. Whichever group you fall into, it’s a sure thing that somewhere on the interwebs, a data aggregator knows what pages you’ve clicked …

Grad School

The 4+ 1 Program at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Claremont McKenna, 3+2 Engineering Program with Occidental College, Caltech and Columbia University and the Progressive Degree at the University of Southern California.  These are just a few names that …

Around the time of my last blog in November, I started my annual search for articles on predictions and trends for the job market in 2015.  Some trends are not surprising.  I’ve already been advising clients and students on the …

It’s hard for me to believe that it has been 15 years since I graduated from high school, but as the years pass further along, one memory from my high school graduation resonates more than the others. My father, a …

For me, like most people, the start of a new year is a chance for reflection and ambition.  This year, my thoughts turned outside of myself as I went to see the newly released movie, Selma.  Not only has …

Art

Greetings from the beach!
Current temp: 72 degrees and sunny. Current tide: approximately 2.8 ft. Yes, there’s traffic. Sure, there’s a little smog (although way less than there used to be!). But overall, being a top art and design school …

Jenny

Scientific Method: Experiment

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As any good student of science knows, experiments are the core of the scientific method—the place where the rubber meets the road.  By the experimentation stage, you’ve decided on a question, you’ve engaged in observation, you’ve discerned a …

It’s interesting how much an individual’s personality sometimes seems to clash with his or her communication patterns. Especially with teenagers.

One girl I’m working with comes to mind. I haven’t known her all that long—maybe a month and a half …

Welcome Nevada

Hello Nevada!

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Hello Nevada!  Welcome to 2015.   In honor of the new year, I will suspend the BLAH BLAH BLAH writing and ask you to spend the moments you saved not reading my thoughts and spend it reviewing 2014.  Think of the …

Happy New Year!

Well, we survived our brutal winter here in San Diego!  Did you see that day it was 40 degrees, or the day it rained 1.7”?  We are so relieved that we are back to our sunny and …