Mastering Excel: New Keyboard Shortcut Learned

December 3, 2014

There are some people who love keyboard shortcuts and use them all the time. There are other people who are ambivalent about keyboard shortcuts, don’t usually use them, and therefore can’t remember them. I fit firmly in the the first category. Keyboard shortcuts make me really happy, and I think they make me more efficient. […]

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First Round of Volunteering: Accomplished

October 4, 2014

As mentioned in a previous post, to qualify for membership for Beta Alpha Psi, I have to do 8 hours of community service and 20 hours of tutoring before the end of the current semester. At this last Thursday’s meeting, I signed up to volunteer today at a local food pantry, and in two weeks […]

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Update: Busy Fall Semester, or I’m Pretty Sure I’m a Crazy Person…

September 25, 2014

The 2014 Fall Semester kicked off a few weeks ago, and I have, as per usual, piled my metaphorical plate so high that I can barely see over the top. When I was chatting with my sister last week–in the process of trying to figure out if I’d taken on too much, and whether I […]

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Mastering Excel: Wrote My First Macro

September 12, 2014

It may not seem like a big thing to anyone else, but I just successfully programmed my first Macros (four of them!) in Excel. Well, the first ones I had to do outside of a class wherein I had step-by-step instructions. I’d like to send a shout-out to Dr. San Miguel for teaching me the […]

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Fall Semester Starts Next Week … O_O

August 28, 2014

I just bought my books for the fall, and the total (including tax) was $583.73. I bought two books. And one of them was used. *sighs* That’s just silly. I guess that’s what I get for getting a masters in something that’s constantly evolving.

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Update: Somehow the Summer Flew By

August 18, 2014

Despite the fact that I wasn’t working this summer, I seem to have found no time to update this blog with my progress. I guess homework is like a gas: it expands to fill the space (read: time) given to it. It feels like I did little else this summer, other than study. But it […]

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Loving my Sales and Negotiating Class

June 4, 2014

I wasn’t 100% sure what to think after the first day of my Sales and Negotiating class. The professor outlined what we would be doing for the semester, which included two in-person sales calls (including all the necessary materials), role playing salary negotiations, and preparing a video interview. Just thinking of all the work that […]

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Update to “Of Missed Opportunites…”

April 29, 2014

I got in! I got into the Accounting Info Systems class!! After my original snafu, I made sure to check my college email every single day, at least twice a day. And I got it. I got the email that… A seat is now available in the Summer II 2014 course you have waitlisted: ACTY […]

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The Thing I Learned Today: Medical Portion of Auto Insurance

March 29, 2014

Today I learned that the medical insurance portion of your auto insurance is deductible on your Schedule A (Itemized Deductions). Now, in order to take advantage of this, you have to have enough medical expenses to get you over the 10% (or 7.5%, if you’re over 65) of AGI threshold for the medical expense deduction, […]

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Of missed opportunities…

March 20, 2014

Man, getting used to another college’s systems can be a bummer. First, I couldn’t figure out how to register for classes (turns out there was something wrong with my account, which is now fixed), and then I had to figure out how to put myself on the waiting list for the last pre-requisite (read: undergraduate) […]

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