“Night Walks”: ‘And So It Begins’

(Tuesday 2:40 AM) Technically, Finals Week starts on Monday, December 4th, but I actually have a Final in about 11 1/2 hours. In the next 9 days: 2 HW assignments (Database Admin II and Systems Security) 1 Quiz (Security) 1 Exam (Security); I nearly failed the Systems Design Exam earlier 4 Finals (including the Telecom … Continue reading “Night Walks”: ‘And So It Begins’

Spring Semester Wrap-Up and Summer Break

It is 3:45 AM, the Monday after Finals. I am still waiting on grades from 2 classes. Here's what I know and what I'm guessing on (in red): Intro to Supply Chain Management: I don't know what I got on my Final but it was not good - my semester average dropped a fraction of … Continue reading Spring Semester Wrap-Up and Summer Break

“Night Walk”: Finals and the 1st Year at WKU

It's Finals time... already. Technically, Finals start on Monday but I had some exams on Thursday and Friday (3 total), plus one that's due by Sunday night. This semester, due to a badly misread email, I have 4 Final Exams, 3 clumped together: CIT 496 (Technology Support Administration) on Monday; CIT 350 (Database Administration I) … Continue reading “Night Walk”: Finals and the 1st Year at WKU

The 12 Days of Finals: Day 12 (and 13)

That picture sums things up. Day 12 (Thursday) The lesson for Thursday: don't battle on two fronts when your reserves are nearly spent. The "reserves" in question were the energy levels. The "two fronts": a project and the body. My plan was to go to Planet Fitness late morning, then come back home and wrap … Continue reading The 12 Days of Finals: Day 12 (and 13)

The 12 Days of Finals: Days 7-9: “It Begins!”

Day 7 (Saturday) To use a Track and Field phrase, I "could not get out of the blocks". The physical exhaustion finally caught up with the mental exhaustion. I managed to get another unit of Discussion Board posts and responses finished for my Systems Thinking class... but that was at about 11 PM, at work. … Continue reading The 12 Days of Finals: Days 7-9: “It Begins!”

The 12 Days of Finals: Day 3

Supplies are fine. Main enemy - the Web Site Project - not engaged today. GOOD. Sleep... 2 attempts at naps, 2 failures. I had hoped to spend time at Team Trivia this evening, as 'downtime', but could not get enough to field a team again. Since I probably won't be there next Tuesday, it will be 4 out … Continue reading The 12 Days of Finals: Day 3