Who’s a Grad student? I AM! Video game talk!


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Women, Struggles, Grad School

GRAD SCHOOL AND VIDEO GAMES (Just Go with it).

Okay, so much for building up some momentum and getting you on the edge of your seat to find out if I was accepted.  So I was obviously accepted to the MBA Grad program at SOU.  So now I am an official fancy pants!
Yes, even I have surprised myself.  I knew I was smart, so it doesn’t surprise me that I can get accepted, what surprises me is how far this little ol’ nut job has actually made it.  SURE it only took me FOREVER to get my act together, but you know…the first 40 years are just research!!

The First 40 Years Of Childhood Are Always The Hardest

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 “You are never too old to set a new goal or to dream a new dream.” C.S. Lewis.

So I feel all backed up and justified!  READY! SET! (RUN SCREAMING LIKE MY HAIR IS ON FIRE)!! GO!!!!!!  I feel a little bit of trepidation.  Mostly about getting back in the swing of learning, assignments, and school life in general.  This is always a stressful time in anyone’s life, but it can also be extremely rewarding and enriching. I love to learn and I am excited to take off in a brand new direction!  I am ready to kick a$$ and take names.  Not a whole lot different from anything else I have done but this one is kind of a big deal.  If I pull this off well who is to stop me from a doctorate some day?  Oh my goodness!!  No, I admit, I have no desire to go for that degree, but I do think I will be good in the consulting world and I hope to see that come to fruition.

Okay, that is SOOOOOOOOOOO boring.  How about I talk about video games?  I have been playing the new(er) Tomb Raider game.  Not horrible, pretty decent.  I am not super crazy about how lame she can be sometimes haha.  OR the whole system of having to use twitch reflexes to wiggle and hit things during fights and so on.  Not so crazy about that.   Enjoyable however, and I will finish it.  Maybe. 🙂

Let’s just talk about this for a minute.  I seem to have an issue finishing games.  This has always been a problem for me, sometimes I feel like it because I get bored easily and let’s face it,  when you are doing repetitive things within a game I tend to put it down.  I wish the gameplay changed and kept you on your toes.  I don’t want to do the same thing over and over until its rote memory.  A few games have been able to keep my interest all the way through to the bitter end.  BUT, this has been only a small few.  Mass Effect 3, Both Portal games, Mario Brothers, The Walking Dead, okay, there have been others, but I really am not here to sustain my gamer rep with anyone. 🙂

I have been wanting to play the old adventure point and click stuff lately,  I just tried a new game Life is Strange, Struggles, Womencalled Life is strange. Life is Strange is set in Oregon and it is actually a very nice new take on point and click play.  The art and gameplay are fresh and the story is pretty interesting.  In this game you play a kid who can rewind time and change what happened, this is pretty damn cool.  I played the first episode and paid for the others.  The second is downloading as we speak, but I am sure I will enjoy it.  I must say I really enjoy these new episode based games.  I meant to play the Wolf amongst us, but only played the trial, I will do it eventually!  I am contemplating trying the final MYST and would also like to get to playing the older games Syberia and Gray Matter.

TTFN!