• Jin

    Jin Baek

    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

    Jin's Bio:
    Hi, there! I'm Jin, and I am a passionate, talkative, dessert fanatic. Poems, good books, coconut water, and action movies make me happy. If we ever meet in person, you'll definitely hear me before you see me. You'll want to ask how many energy drinks I've had, but the answer will always be zero.

  • Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Laura Salazar

    Bogotá, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

    Malvern Madondo

    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

  • Jason Chavez

    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

    Jin Baek

    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

    Katelyn Gehling

    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

  • Laila Zemar

    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

    Bryan Chavez

    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Shivani Singh

    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

    Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

  • Daniela Moreno Gomez

    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

    Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

    Takudzwa Munjanja

    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

    Neena Koslowski

    Apple Valley, MN

  • Brooke Elvehjem

    Mora, MN

Lip-Sync Rehearsal

My best friend and I are entering a lip-sync battle for Homecoming week (I wrote about it in my AIR JAM blog). This means that we have to choreograph the dance for our song, search for and buy the perfect costumes for our performance, memorize the song lyrics, and rehearse the entire shabang to perfect our first-place-winning lip-sync number.

And we have two days to do it all. We would have more time to prepare the best lip-sync performance the entire country has ever been blessed enough to witness, but unfortunately, we both have to deal with a situation called “I am a college student with classes to atttend, homework to finish, tests to study for, and a job to go to.”

So, really, we will probably only rehearse for one day.

My lip-sync partner has two essays to write between today and the day of Air Jam, an assignment due tomorrow, three shifts at her work over this weekend, and a test the day before our performance that she needs to study for. Oh–and she also needs to make a million flash cards for one of her classes. A million of them.

As for the other half of the lip-sync duo, I have an interview to complete, an essay to write, a research project to make progress on, and four shifts at work–all before Air Jam.

So, yes, we are a little short on time. But as long as we make our rehearsal effective, helpful, and focused, we should be polished up and ready to go in two days. Much like everything we do in college, it’s not about how long you spend doing something, it’s about how valuable that time is.

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