College Planning

This post is old, so what you see here may not reflect my current opinion and mindset, certain information may be outdated, and links may be broken.

Ah… these days the thing that’s been on my mind IRL is college. Yep. I am planning to take courses at UMUC at base. But I am really getting confused. I need to schedule an appointment there. I really want to start taking courses, but I am hesitant. I don’t know what courses that I take will be transferable. And at this point in time, I am NOT in the mood to take classes that will be not creditable to my major in whatever colleges I choose to transfer in the future. The colleges that I have in mind to transfer right now is UN: Las Vegas, and UC: Berkeley. More might go in the list in the near future, but not sure yet. But those two are definite on my list.

And bah. I have to take the placement test for English and Math. I am so afraid the damn placement test is going to put me in EDCP and I heard that, that class is a WASTE of time. All it is like learning basic grammar and etc. Perfect for someone who’s ESL and is still weak, but not so perfect for someone who isn’t ESL. I am going to see if I can get out of going into EDCP XD. Even if the darn placement test says so. *glares at the UMUC rules*

Anyways so far these are the classes I plan to take this term:

Introduction to Writing (ENGL 101)

This class is going to be from 11:45 to 1:00 pm on Mon, Tues, Wed, and Fri. I really want to take this class. Mr. Cook, is awesome, according to Jen. She had him and from what she told me about him, he’s just cool. I mean I honestly don’t know any teacher that will let you get away with calling him an “old fart”! *sniggers* And since he’s teaching this class, that is one of the reason why I do not want to take EDCP. I am afraid he’ll be bye bye in the next term… so I want to take this THIS term.

Introduction to Psychology (PSYCH 100)

This is a Tues/Thurs class from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. I always wanted to take Psychology in High School, but I never had the room for it, so now is my chance to take this class and see if I rather like the study of human nature or not! ^_^

Information Literacy and Research Methods (LIBS 150)

Gag. This IS not a class I would have chosen at all. This is a seminar, held on two Saturdays and it’s all day. x_x;; Jen told me to take this class now and get it out of the way. *ugh ugh ugh* She said it’s required in other colleges as well. I hope so. UGH! This just doesn’t look like my kind of class. And who in their right mind would TEACH on a weekend? Bah. I’ll ask my counselor to make sure that I need this before signing up.

So yeah. That’s the basic plan so far. Three courses this term. And that’s going to cost 1000 bucks. Oi… I hope dad’s helping me pay.

OH! And I might be able to get Jen’s Sales and Marketing job at DHL! I still have yet to hear from the school on whether or not I can work there though… Guh… I’ll stop by sometime next week and ask. God… I am so afraid to apply for jobs here. I am afraid that if I apply for one, the one I want will offer me it after I accepted this one and I don’t want to cancel the other job offer…

Job and Colleges, NOT a good COMBINATION! Very stressful. But I’ll start worrying next week…


  1. Chibi Misao on

    OMG…Intro to Psychology. I do hope you have more of an interest/tolerance of psy than I did. I had a crappy teacher, and that class drove me nuts (the irony of it all).

    Sounds like a pretty good term, tho:) Have fun and good luck!!!

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