• Malvern Madondo

    Malvern Madondo

    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Malvern's Bio:
    I have heard that the average human being uses 10% of their brain's potential. Whether that's true or not, this blog is a mirror of at least part of my brain's functionality and activity. It is an outlet through which I share my experiences and escapades here at CSS. I hope that in between the mixed metaphors and rambling in my posts, you find something valuable. I have an overwhelming interest learning new things and expanding my horizons (which is why I am here). Wait, I just lost my train of thought... Welcome to my 'Pensieve' ~ thinking out loud..

  • Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Laila Zemar

    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

    Jason Chavez

    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

    Malvern Madondo

    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

  • Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

    Halle Nystrom

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

    Daniela Moreno Gomez

    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

    Katelyn Gehling

    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

  • Brooke Elvehjem

    Mora, MN

    Neena Koslowski

    Apple Valley, MN

    Laura Salazar

    Bogot√°, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

    Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

  • Jin Baek

    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

    Takudzwa Munjanja

    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

    Shivani Singh

    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

    Bryan Chavez

    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

  • Kathryn McCarrick

    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

Staying strong

Today, I had back-to-back classes from 10 a.m. to 1:40 p.m followed by a meeting at 2 p.m. after which I had an hour before another meeting that was preceding ¬†two other back-to-back club meetings! All in all, I had four hours alone, more or less, of meeting time in addition to classes, preparing for an exam, studying, and revision! The day was certainly intense and I am hoping to get a good night’s sleep, after more homework and studying…

When the going gets tough, the tough …

As a student at CSS, and basically at any academic institution, it’s inevitable to have these ‘overwhelming’ days when all you do is look forward to the weekend or to whatever break you might have. It pays to live in each moment and avoid wasting time by doing that which does not benefit you or push you two steps ahead in your academic journey. You just have to stay strong and keep fighting!

A friend shared this joke to enlighten and perhaps touch on a point..


Newton’s Fourth Law of Motion:

A student in bed will remain in bed unless acted upon by a large enough panic, usually in the form of exams or class-in-two-minutes-from-now.

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