Something To Think About: John Carmack

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Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren’t sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better.–John Carmack

We are almost to the end of Spring II. You have taken some significant steps toward your goal.

Something To Think About: Jiddu Krishnamurti

Old book bindings
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There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.–Jiddu Krishnamurti

As you come to the end of the Spring I session, know that what you have learned is simply a step along the way. Keep stepping!

Something To Think About: Charles Darwin

Cats attacking toilet paper
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In the long history of humankind (and animal kind too) those who learned to collaborate
and improvise most effectively have prevailed.
–Charles Darwin

Even distance education students need to create study groups and cohorts to collaborate.

Something To Think About: Ursula K. LeGuin

Alte Fasanerie Hanau Waldweg Juni 2012
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It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end.–Ursula K. Le Guin

As you journey through your time at Brandman, please remember that, while earning your degree is important, the things you learn about the world and yourself are even more so.