The catch? I have a ton of papers and projects that have deadlines that are slowing approaching. And I've barely started on any of them. Which is not good, but I'll survive.
I mentioned in a previous post how I was doing volunteer work instead of a paper. It involved helping out with some online stuff, writing things up. No problem there, I thrive online and I own a blog.
But it took until mid October for me to get in touch with the coordinators running the thing and I didn't start any work until early November. That, is a problem.
So now I'm kind of rushing here to get enough things done so I can get a decent grade. I think I'm going to need roughly 3 more blog posts for them before the end of the month. They're only 300-400 word posts each so I should be safe. That'll take an hour each to write.
Total time = 3 Hours.
Got a paper here, 2500 words. Not too heavy though I really should get started on it. Probably take me a solid 5 hours to get this done. Basically, take an issue in the world related to conservation, suggest a way that would fix it but then outline all the issues that would prevent this solution from being implemented.
The biggest problem I find is not say overpopulation, but rather over-consumption. What if half the population of the world was wiped out but the remaining populous started using/wasting materials at double the rate? We haven't solved anything have we.
I've actually been meaning to have a post dedicated to this class. It's an interesting course.
Total time = 3 +5 = 8 Hours.
Here's where things messy. We got two projects here that are due. 1 is a group project that has not been started but (hopefully) on Sunday my group can finally meet. I have no idea how long this is going to take. We're filming something that doesn't have a script written yet.
Second project is basically a massive paper. I need to research and create a hypothetical textbook chapter. This includes graphs, pictures, researching the topic and seeing as a textbook chapter for this class is roughly 30 pages long, this will not be a walk in the park.
Total time = 8 + ???? + ???? = ????
I still have the GRE exam to write at the end of the month. I haven't started studying yet. Yes, this is the 4 hour long exam I have to write to apply to for Grad school next year.
No I have not started studying.
If it's any consolation it's supposed to be easy. Interpreting chunks of text, impromptu papers, that sort of thing.
Still, I should probably try and take a look at what's to come. I didn't bother buying the help guides. Not when there are free ones available and what not.
Total time = ???? + ????
Better get started.
So if you rarely hear from me in the next few weeks. These are the reasons why.
I am not looking forward to this.