I’ve been hoping to get a Nintendo Wii system since it’s release; however, I figured that I would be in for a wait with the high demand and not knowing when more Wii systems will arrive anywhere. This may not be the case. I received a very reliable tip from an employee at a store […]
Looks like my application did go through after a few hours of waiting for their web site to come back online. The status means it’s waiting to be looked at by a committee. Exciting! I’ll know the decision in a month (December 15). I still have to send in my applications for several other colleges. […]
I was about to submit my University of Illinois application when these lovely screens appeared. I still can’t access their server after 30 minutes of trying to log back in. Just a bit worried about my application, which is due by Wednesday… I hope these issues work themselves out soon!
These next few weeks will be the most difficult of my senior year: getting applications in for college. I have most of them filled out but I still have personal essays (or “statements”) to write for a few colleges. The University of Illinois requires two essays: one for your personal description and one for your […]
About a month ago, I followed the excellent guide to style a MySpace profile over at Mike Industries. He detailed many details about the challenges he faced in his blog that I shared when doing my own (still awful) modifications when I first signed up for a MySpace. I never thought I would be able […]
Today I attended the SIU Computer Science Day for high schoolers in the area. The Computer Science department hosts many sessions about Linux, basic programming and basic web design. They also host a web design competition, where you have the day to develop a web site design from the instructions they give you. I was […]
Finally, I’m posting a BGM Conductor update that is compatible with Firefox 22.214.171.124. In case you forgot, BGM Conductor is a Firefox extension that mutes background music when you want it to, and comes in handy if you’re like me and listen to your own music while browsing online. I’ve neglected this for awhile and […]
Recently a photographer took some pictures of my sister Jessie. They are very good… take a look at the slideshow. Images courtesy Imagine Photography.