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Adulting.

Assalamualaikum, Hello (again) blog. Sorry for the late late update (again). Can’t say that life has been hectic, but it’s obviously not that hectic that I can still spend hours watching random stupid videos on Facebook and 9gag, but I also can’t say that life has been easy because it’s…

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Home, for now.

Assalamualaikum, If you followed me on one of my social media sites, or if you are friends with me on Facebook, you might’ve noticed that I [recently] posted about my last day in the United States. Yep – I’m home guys. For good, probably, but at least I’m home for…

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And It All Comes Down to This.

Assalamualaikum, Mum, Dad, I did it! So… I made it. I’m done. Four years of college, and I’m finally done. I am officially a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Actuarial Science and a Certificate of Education and…

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“If it were you, what would it be?”

Assalamualaikum, So, this past weekend, I attended two different graduation dinners. On Saturday night, I went down to Illinois to attend UIUC MASA’s Graduation Night, and on Sunday night, it was UW-Madison MSA’s Graduation Night. Sure, it was a little hectic and tiring for me to attend both of them…

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One Month Away.

Assalamualaikum, hello. I have just a little over an hour left of my super long graveyard overnight shift, and I thought I could write something up for the blog. I mean, it’s a little overdue, and I kind of have quite a lot of things to write down, even though…

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No more than ordinary.

Assalamualaikum, In my last post, I included a link to a Google Form where I asked for suggestions on what I can write about between now and up until graduation (or even after graduation), and so here’s my first post for my pre-graduation series [and no, I’m not making it a…

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The Journey So Far.

Assalamualaikum, [let’s just skip the “omg I’m so sorry I’ve been abandoning the blog” and stuff part, y’know I’m not entirely sorry for doing it and let’s face it, nobody cares anyway so why bother apologizing, eh?] So I opened up Facebook Memories today [lol okay no it’s now yesterday…

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The End is Near.

Assalamualaikum, 2016 will be ending soon, and with that, it means I have one semester left to graduate and get my bachelor’s degree. That means I’m this much closer to being a real adult, of officially being a ex-MARA student, of not doing whatever it takes to just finish my studies…

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#GradSchool Thoughts, Part 1

Assalamualaikum, I’m going to make this an ongoing blog series, with random updates and posts as I navigate through my graduate school applications, going to interviews (if I was invited or if it’s required) and everything else in between. At University of Rochester before my interview….

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Senior & Final Year of Undergraduate.

Assalamualaikum, “My name is Syaza Nazura, and I’m a senior in Actuarial Science.” There’s something weird about the statement above that it gives me a chill down my spine every time I say / write it. I mean, hey, I’m a senior now. I’m almost, almost done with my undergraduate life and…

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Senior Year Vlog #1

Assalamualaikum, hello! Here’s another short update because I think what I would write can already be summarized in this short video. Do watch it if you have time, and be sure to turn up your volume to the maximum level since the GoPro audio input isn’t very clear if I…

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22nd Birthday Journey.

Assalamualaikum, This is going to be a short update, just because I don’t feel like writing much. Anyhow, I’ve been back in the United States for two weeks already, and I spent pretty much the whole of last week either (1) picking up new students from the airport, (2) driving…

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