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# What to do with your Time?

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16 Jan 2009, 09:14
So for all us R2, now that we're finally done with apps, what are you all doing with your time? It hit me on wednesday (not tuesday because I had homework due) that I really don't have that much stuff to do during the week. So trying to figure out a new list.

So far I:

Brought Guitar World Tour - Playing a whole lot of Jimmy Eats World and Hotel California.
Said I'm going to the gym - Said, because I keep forgeting my gym clothes (it must be a subconcious thing)
and cooked dinner, made soup, blah blah..

Anyone else in the same situation?
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16 Jan 2009, 09:36
GoBruins wrote:
So for all us R2, now that we're finally done with apps, what are you all doing with your time? It hit me on wednesday (not tuesday because I had homework due) that I really don't have that much stuff to do during the week. So trying to figure out a new list.

So far I:

Brought Guitar World Tour - Playing a whole lot of Jimmy Eats World and Hotel California.
Said I'm going to the gym - Said, because I keep forgeting my gym clothes (it must be a subconcious thing)
and cooked dinner, made soup, blah blah..

Anyone else in the same situation?

Ostensibly, I was working...

You could go visit all the sites in your city that you haven't visited yet. If things go as planned, you probably won't be in that city much longer...

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16 Jan 2009, 11:24
I am obsessively checking my e-mail.

Starting next week I am setting some goals for myself!
1) gym 4-5 times a week
2) develop iphone app

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16 Jan 2009, 11:28
Same here.......
1) Go skiing
2) Hack more iphone apps
3) Workout atleast 4 times a week
4) Chalk out a plan in case things don't work out this year.
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16 Jan 2009, 11:44
I have become netflix addict. After work, watching 2 movies daily, language no bar..English, Hindi, German, Japanese..ofcourse with subtitles.

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16 Jan 2009, 12:05
wow, you round 2ers are putting me to shame...I already got into school and I haven't done anything new/interesting/exciting...or just anything.

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16 Jan 2009, 12:46
1) Girl Chasing
2) Work

In that order

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19 Jan 2009, 07:01
After several months on laboring for GMAT, TOEFL, and the application its self, what better way to torture my self than yet another months of marathon studying? I'm taking my CFA Level 1 exam in June, so I'm signing my life away to CFA!

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19 Jan 2009, 07:38
inauguration festivities the next couple days!
after that, more time volunteering, exhibits, and all those random things i've wanted to do in DC, like watching a senate hearing, visiting the library of congress, watching a snippet of the supreme court in action, going to the us mint..
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19 Jan 2009, 08:24
peaceyall wrote:
inauguration festivities the next couple days!
after that, more time volunteering, exhibits, and all those random things i've wanted to do in DC, like watching a senate hearing, visiting the library of congress, watching a snippet of the supreme court in action, going to the us mint..

peaceyall I plan on doing the same thing! I grew up here but literally have not done anything when it comes to the touristy DC stuff - except go to museums.

On top of that, just.. reading, working out.. watching trash tv .

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19 Jan 2009, 10:33
my gameplan..

well..

1) R3 apps to HBS, Wharton and maybe CBS..
2) improve my chances of getting accepted into H/W/CBS well apart from the essays, I think i need to strategize whatelse I can do... call people up harvard alums..mahatma gandhi's great grandchild..i dunno..to write a letter of suport..i guess..
3) i hit the gym 4-5 times..maybe i will make it 7 days this week i am on for 6 days..woohoo..work on abs..i hear chicks dig that stuff
4) If i get accepted at K or NYU, then i am begging my boss for a severance package!
5) if i get the package, i am going to culinary school in Paris and london..yeah i hear chicks dig that too..guy with 6-pac and he cooks french..and he IS STRAIGHT AS AN ARROW!...i will be in the ultra-elite catagory of men..
6) assuming i am done with culinary classes by July, i am going to India, Nepal, China, Pakistan, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Turkey..

that should take me to end of august..

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19 Jan 2009, 10:52
My plan (even if I dont convert any of my apps into an admit):

1. Euro Trip in March: Germany, Poland, Austria, Czech Republic, Italy and Greece... Train ride from Paris to London (3 weeks)
2. CFA Level 1 in June
3. Work as usual

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19 Jan 2009, 11:11
fresinha12 wrote:
my gameplan..

well..

1) R3 apps to HBS, Wharton and maybe CBS..
2) improve my chances of getting accepted into H/W/CBS well apart from the essays, I think i need to strategize whatelse I can do... call people up harvard alums..mahatma gandhi's great grandchild..i dunno..to write a letter of suport..i guess..
3) i hit the gym 4-5 times..maybe i will make it 7 days this week i am on for 6 days..woohoo..work on abs..i hear chicks dig that stuff
4) If i get accepted at K or NYU, then i am begging my boss for a severance package!
5) if i get the package, i am going to culinary school in Paris and london..yeah i hear chicks dig that too..guy with 6-pac and he cooks french..and he IS STRAIGHT AS AN ARROW!...i will be in the ultra-elite catagory of men..
6) assuming i am done with culinary classes by July, i am going to India, Nepal, China, Pakistan, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Turkey..

that should take me to end of august..

ahahaha I love it, "the ultra-elite category of men" - fresinha from now on I'm referring to you as UE.

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19 Jan 2009, 11:37
jlola21 wrote:
fresinha12 wrote:
my gameplan..

well..

1) R3 apps to HBS, Wharton and maybe CBS..
2) improve my chances of getting accepted into H/W/CBS well apart from the essays, I think i need to strategize whatelse I can do... call people up harvard alums..mahatma gandhi's great grandchild..i dunno..to write a letter of suport..i guess..
3) i hit the gym 4-5 times..maybe i will make it 7 days this week i am on for 6 days..woohoo..work on abs..i hear chicks dig that stuff
4) If i get accepted at K or NYU, then i am begging my boss for a severance package!
5) if i get the package, i am going to culinary school in Paris and london..yeah i hear chicks dig that too..guy with 6-pac and he cooks french..and he IS STRAIGHT AS AN ARROW!...i will be in the ultra-elite catagory of men..
6) assuming i am done with culinary classes by July, i am going to India, Nepal, China, Pakistan, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Turkey..

that should take me to end of august..

ahahaha I love it, "the ultra-elite category of men" - fresinha from now on I'm referring to you as UE.

LOL jlola.

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19 Jan 2009, 12:06
Make sure you go to Pakistan and Lebanon BEFORE you go to Israel.

If you went to Israel first, you face intense questioning followed by deportation in Lebanon and Pakistan.....but if you hit Leb and Pak first, you will just get a few targeted questions by passport control at Ben Gurion Airport

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6) assuming i am done with culinary classes by July, i am going to India, Nepal, China, Pakistan, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Turkey..

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19 Jan 2009, 12:55
fresinha12 wrote:
my gameplan..

STRAIGHT AS AN ARROW
..

LOL
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19 Jan 2009, 17:32
I'm spending my time getting prepared to move! Figuring out what to sell, what to keep and what to trash.

I just threw out over 50 recordable CDs that date back to 1996! Maybe I should have asked if anyone wanted a copy of Windows 95?

I know one my boxes still has the NES system I got in 7th grade!

RF
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19 Jan 2009, 19:09
good point..i have never been to lebanon or pakistan..so this would be exciting..

Raabend wrote:
Make sure you go to Pakistan and Lebanon BEFORE you go to Israel.

If you went to Israel first, you face intense questioning followed by deportation in Lebanon and Pakistan.....but if you hit Leb and Pak first, you will just get a few targeted questions by passport control at Ben Gurion Airport

fresinha12 wrote:
6) assuming i am done with culinary classes by July, i am going to India, Nepal, China, Pakistan, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Turkey..

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23 Jan 2009, 12:12
fresinha12 wrote:
good point..i have never been to lebanon or pakistan..so this would be exciting..

Raabend wrote:
Make sure you go to Pakistan and Lebanon BEFORE you go to Israel.

If you went to Israel first, you face intense questioning followed by deportation in Lebanon and Pakistan.....but if you hit Leb and Pak first, you will just get a few targeted questions by passport control at Ben Gurion Airport

fresinha12 wrote:
6) assuming i am done with culinary classes by July, i am going to India, Nepal, China, Pakistan, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Turkey..

Wow! Its been a dream to visit Pakistan. I'd love to watch an India - Pak cricket match in Karachi/Lahore and be the only guy in Indian clothes!

But right now, the prospects look bleak. I don't think I would get a VISA.

Have a nice vacation!

PS: You might want to check this. It is an account of an Indian lady's Pakistani holiday.

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