Category: questions

big questions, career, questions, random thoughts

Teacher, Scientist, Artist, Nurse

I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up. Perhaps this sentiment is more suited to an 11-year-old than to someone in her mid-30s, but I’m comfortable with it. After all, it’s not that uncommon: I have a substantial number of friends around my age who still don’t know what they …

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Be Sure You Have Answered All Questions

This past semester I taught a very content-heavy course in which the students’ grades were based mostly on their performance on three long, involved exams. I know from experience, both as a student and as an instructor, that it can be surprisingly easy to accidentally miss a question, or even a whole page, on an …