The Academic Marathon

July 23, 2009

I completed the four-day specialization exams on Monday! Because I have very few words leftover from the experience, here are a few pictures from day one through to day four.

Day 1: Still smiling; Exam writing shoes

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Day 2: Melted ice coffee; Maybe if I hold the book over my head, all the contents will drain into it

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Day 3: The sky at 6:45am; Reading on the balcony

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Day 4: Nearing the end; The beautiful night sky on a celebratory walk around the block

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6 Responses to “The Academic Marathon”

  1. Dana Mihailescu Says:

    Great pictures and, most importantly, congrats on finishing with the exam marathon! Hopefully, you will now have some time off to enjoy yourself!

  2. tracingmemory Says:

    Thanks Dana!!! Yes, taking a bit of time now to enjoy the summer. Hope all is well with you!
    Naomi

  3. Jamie Says:

    Yipee! Congrats Naomi. You deserve some serious R ‘n’ R.

    Can’t wait to see you soon.
    xo
    jb

  4. tracingmemory Says:

    Can’t wait to catch up either!! Long overdue.

  5. Martin Bar Says:

    Adorably nerdy.


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