What does this word mean to you? Does it involve a TV or your iPod?
If you’re like me, sometimes I avoid this word/action at all costs. But, in reality, that is why we are at Hope, to learn… which, for most people, means studying.
This week I had a million tests and midterms, huge papers, books to read, lab reports to write, etc. I feel like a turtle inside my shell. I haven’t come out in so long! Yesterday, I was in the library basement for seven hours doing organic chemistry…Ya. I know.
Last weekend, I studied exponentially. My friend, Hannah, is a lovely tour guide, and while I had just finished an assignment and needed to run to the main floor of the library to print out a report, she brought a tour group of prospective students up to the second floor.
I’m sure they were absolutely terrified. Here was a student, on a Saturday afternoon, in full sweats, hair tousled, weary, and probably hadn’t eaten in hours. I felt like an ogre coming out of my cave. Welcome to College.
I like to study quietly. So here are a few of my favorite “quiet” places to study. Don’t give away my secrets…