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When I think back to my school days, it just feels like a huge waste of time.

Sure, we've been taught a ton of things during that time, but imagine how much more you could have learnt with the right support... with someone who would actually listen to _your_ questions, instead of just going through the subject materials? What if someone actually fostered your personal interests and talents?

Of course that wouldn't scale, but with kids being so eager for knowledge, it just feels like lost time.

researching best practices in non-federal security awareness training is frustrating because there's never a definitive answer to anything

it's all just a sales pitch at the end of the day jfc

realizing you didn't have a specific audience in mind after writing 30+ pages, and then having to revise it all in two days is a nightmare

at least I've learned this at the end of my graduate school career, and not at the beginning when I had way more time to learn and grow and fix things 😒

rip me

Neverwinter is a pretty fun game, wasn't expecting much but it has a lot of charm and is actually pretty exciting combat-wise. Plus it has the whole Neverwinter Nights nostalgia... *And* I'm a cleric who gets to wear mail in an MMO. Finally.

πŸ™ƒ Maybe it's time to fork the US? Founding fathers were no doubt great and no hate but uhh project is totally unmaintained for so many years yet critical to so many-- I've sent pull requests and filed thoroughly investigated issues but have yet to see so much as a rudely worded comment+close, nevermind a thoughtful response. If project shows life again, can merge back for sure! πŸ™ƒ#WhatDoYouMeanACountryIsNotAProgram #SkillTransfer #LawsAreKindaLikeRFCSIfYouSquintHardEnough

Applies in undergrad too, tbh

Wish I would have learned that a long time ago and not followed the advice of what other people thought was best for me vs. my own ambitions

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One of the hardest parts of being a first-gen grad student is learning that it's okay to advocate for yourself

I love wiring closets. There are stories and dramas written in great detail - if you know how to read them.

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