It’s been awhile since I last posted on this blog – my apologies!! Obviously, summer session 1 is over and so much has happened since my 1st test.
For the most part, the routine for my summer session classes turned consistent: go to class, take notes, complete my homework, etc. However, I have to say things got pretty crazy winding down to the end of the semester. If you ask any of my classmates, I’m sure they would have to agree. We had a lengthy partner project in accounting, a final in accounting, a 20 minute group presentation in marketing, and a final in marketing. All due within about a weeks time. Granted, we were notified about some of the workload ahead of time but by no means did that make it any easier.
The Accounting project definitely took the most time out of any other assignment all semester. I kept on joking with my partner that we should of clocked all the hours we spent on the project, but thinking about it… I don’t think I want to know! Other than that, the marketing presenatation seemed to go quickly seeing that most of my fellow classmates did their part in making a contribution to the presentation. And both finals, which I spent late nights studying for, were fair and manageable. The only nerve-wrecking part was how heavily weighted the grade was upon your overrall grade. Study groups were key for me for these tests because it allowed me to learn from the other students.
What I really like about the summer program here at Stony Brook University, other than how much we learned, was the amount of friends I made out of that class. I am more than comfortable to engage in a conversation with most of them if we cross paths around campus. One thing I wish is that we could have had 2 more weeks (to make it an extended session), this would have given both the students and teachers more time to finish everything, without cramming so much.
Unfortunately, I am only going to my junior year, so I am not signed up for summer session II classes. For now, I have been working as the USG Treasurer and as a student assistant for the College of Business. Next semester, I plan on taking mostly Political Science courses to start tackling my major requirements.
As always, I welcome all comments and questions that any of you may have!