End of Master's program

This Wednesday I presented my graduation portfolio, which was a replacement as the graduation thesis. It means that I finished my master’s program. I just can’t believe it. This year I have grown so much, even my personality has been changed. Last August I left my home country, China, and landed in the United States starting my new life. I used to be upset about almost everything, my family, my life, my major, my peers, my teachers, and myself....

July 20, 2023

Writing in My Second Language

It’s been 11 month since I landed the United States, time flies. If you ask me what is the biggest challange during this year, writing and speaking in my second language is definitely No.1, especially academic writing. I couldn’t even remember how many times I didn’t know how to express myself accurately and formally, and felt like I was just a loser. It happens, and it happens a lot. I can always find the best word to express myself in my native language because I read a lot, but in English, it depends on my vocabulary....

July 15, 2023

Graduation Photoshoot

I shot my graduation photos with couple of friends yesterday, and it was so much fun! There were 6 of us and only one set of used cap and gown because we graduate in summer and graduation usually happens in spring. However, it only made us happy instead of sad about ourselves LOL. Shooting graduation photos gives me a real feeling that I’ll graduate from Johns Hopkins really soon. Before that, I didn’t really realize that I’ll graduate next Thursday....

July 12, 2023

Setting Up This Website

I’m learning to build this website for weeks, and finally it’s public. Building a website is a little bit difficult for people who have a weak computer science background, but I did it!

July 6, 2023

Master Wrap Up

Recently I’m wrapping up my master’s program. I was totally swamped these weeks. Assignments, getting started my PhD program, current projects, and other stuff. Ah, I’m like a working machine jumping between things! But fortunatley, I survived, and I’m much more relaxed right now. Two weeks from now, I will graduate from Johns Hopkins University, and start my new journey as a doctorate student. I can’t even imagine!

July 4, 2023