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Personal Responsibility

Hi everyone! Hope you’re enjoying your week – lots happening here in NYC. Passing gay marriage, the gay pride parade, our magazine section finished and our projects completed, and the start of the book section.

I’m not allowed to go into what we’re learning right now in the program but something just happened that made me think of something completely different, and that is personal responsibility. The difference between being a child and being an adult is the fact that you are responsible for your own actions when you grow up. Just thought I’d say that this applies to everything, including work and writing. You must take responsibility for yourself if you hope to be successful. So if you don’t pay attention to a presentation, it is your own fault if you don’t know the subject matter. Sounds harsh but it’s a fact of life. That or just get a friend to take notes for you.

I’ve been an outstanding note-taker since school. Don’t ask me how I got to be that way, it’s not as if I trained for it or anything. All I know is that come exam time, people started asking for my phone number and email awfully quick to get some last-minute notes.

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