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Thoughts of a Protagonist

Heh, guess I kinda forgot about my own blog

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I seem to remember stating that I would try to post in this daily, and yet, this will only be my third entry in this blog. I mean, it's not like it's a particularly hard goal for me to accomplish, and yet I somehow always manage to forget about things like this.

I'm starting to wonder if allow myself to forget this stuff just because I'm a bit lazy, which would make sense, although it wouldn't make me feel any better about my work ethic.

Always putting things off until the last minute seems to be something I can't help but consistently do, although it's a style of working that has never actually harmed my academics in any way. (Math being math is the only thing that ever seems to harm my grade, which is why I basically hate the subject. I have all A's in my other classes, and then it has the NERVE to combo break it ;_; )

Anyway, today is my last day of Spring Break, and like every other day of break, I basically used it to accomplish nothing except two hours of exercise and video games. I'm kinda sad that it was only a one-week long break, but the end of school is close at hand anyway, so I suppose I won't have to wait much longer to escape the boring cycle of my senior year. (College and my job will take the place of that particular motion soon enough, but I'm just going to pretend like that's not the case.)

Of course, these last few weeks of school are going to be suffering for me to attend, for a variety of reasons that I probably could have avoided if I had acted earlier on in the year, but I'm used to suffering because of school, so it's not something I'm going to let drag me down! (I'm lying, this is going to suck so bad. Procrastination is a terrible trait when it comes to a time limit. You keep convincing yourself that you have more time, and then, you realize you only have about a month left >_>)

Ah well, I deal with things as they come, and I'll probably have my work done by this next week if I really work at it, so I'm not really that worried about it. /overlyhopeful.jpeg

Alright, I'll just end this pointless rant here, and see if I remember to post again tomorrow.

inb4 Ruca spots a grammar error.


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  1. Lianru's Avatar
    You all are so mean.
    Mike understands the beauty of math, right? ;w;
  2. SeiKeo's Avatar
    Ruru, post maths.
  3. hero's Avatar
    I like math because of the challenge. It's not hard to procrastinate and pass everything but math effortlessly when you are in school. But math, math is a bitch that forces you to sit down and write. It also gives you the choice to rely on your brain, which in most cases won't save you.

    I often get pwned in math. I'm still going to become an accountant.

    I'm suicidal, I know.
  4. Lianru's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by LeopardBear
    Ruru, post maths.
    1 + 1 = 2 :3
  5. Dark Pulse's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Lianru
    1 + 1 = 2 :3
    Anyone can do that, except for the littlest, tiniest babies.

    Pull out something hard. Calculus, or at least some Quadratic formulae.

    (No, Kohaku, I wasn't talking about that.)
  6. Mike1984's Avatar

    Yeah, I understand the beauty of Maths. My subject area is Theoretical Physics (in terms of what I'm most interested in, at least), so I've done quite a lot of it....



    I found that Maths was one of the easiest things to pass without doing much work (at A-level, anyway), because it relies on being able to solve problems rather than on learning large amounts of information like Biology did.
  7. hero's Avatar

    READ (as in get to memorize formulas, see how x thing is done and examples, etc) one or two days before exam. 100% fucked.

    Actually sit down and write, 2 days before exam. 50% fucked.

    >Anything else

    Read 1 day before or the same day of the exam. Most likely pass with 80%+.

    I'm the opposite. Reading through a lot of crap comes easy to me. I won't say I start to prepare an exam one day before its date like I did in school, because 900 paged books are a bitch, but three or four days sounds about fine. If I don't sit down ten days before a math exam to seriously do some exercises, it's almost granted that I will fail. In that scenario, I have managed to memorize all formulas and stuff I've done, but then, if something is somewhat different in the problem provided, then I'm fucked for sure.
  8. Mike1984's Avatar
    I don't recall there being many formulae to remember, though. At least not relative to the other subjects.

    And, yeah, cramming for three or four days before the exam works just fine (or, in the case of school, the morning before the exam, except for Biology...), but there's a lot less information to cram for Maths than for other subjects. And, really, the point of a Maths exam is to test your ability to work out how to solve the problem without rote learning (except at GCSE level, which is why I failed to get an A* at GCSE Maths but then passed A-level Maths and Further Maths with an average mark of over 90%)....

    I guess I'm viewing this from a British perspective, though. Our system is a lot different from yours, and pretty much all of our marks come from the final exam, which tests a year or even more of work in one go. So, cramming all of that is a bit harder than cramming a term's worth of stuff (or less) would be.
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