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Sending off 2019

Wow! 2019 is coming to an end and we are about to start a new decade! First, I wanted to say that I am sorry for my inactiveness since graduating in May. I have been busy and I haven’t had time to write about all my adventures since graduating. Since the year is coming to … Continue reading Sending off 2019

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Interdisciplinary Reflection

Looking back at this semester, I feel two ways. I feel as if it flew by as a blur like I was almost not even here. The other side of me feels like this semester has been a great opportunity to practice my mindfulness and focusing on my tasks that are in the present more …

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Taking Control

Before coming to IDS, I changed my major roughly four times in two years, yet I still could not find the program that felt right to me. At first, as most freshmen do, I came in not knowing what I wanted to study, and I planned to take classes and through that begin to figure […]

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IDS final exam essay:

As an Interdisciplinary Studies major it is important to take control of your educational experience. Having a major that you built yourself allows you to explore, and learn about what is important to your future goals both in terms of education and for a career path. Throughout this semester of beginning my academic journey into …

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I had no idea what this word meant until earlier this year in the summer. I knew it existed but never fully looked into it. I never knew this would be the major I needed this whole time. By definition interdisciplinary is relating to more than one branch of knowledge. Interdisciplinary is a smoothie of …

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Final exam

Throughout the duration of this class i learned many different skillsets and attributes that will further help me excel in life. The greatest thing I learned from this class is that integration between two disciplines is critical for success in many different areas. I realized that some people that have a regular one dimensional major …

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Final Exam Interdisciplinary Studies

Final Exam Interdisciplinary Studies James Mattes Intro to Interdisciplinary Studies has been a good learning experience for me. I am planning on graduating in May and this course has enabled me to think about what I want to do after I graduate. I was able to look at all the previous courses I have taken

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