Finishing a Psych 309 Class

Long story short with lots of important details left out:

1.) While in college I took a Psychology 309 class by correspondence so I could do it over the internet.

2.) I’ve always been pretty lazy about school.

3.) I have till March 22nd to finish the course (I leave for China on March 23rd and the class expires on the 30th or is marked as if I failed.

4.) I was almost done with the course when my computer crashed…no backups of the course work.

5.) I’ve got to re-do the whole thing in less than a month.

6.) I’ve been saying #5 for the last 4 months.

Each lesson has 2 parts, a computer-graded assignment and an essay for the instructor to grade. I have to finish the course much before the planned end date because something always goes wrong and a buffer zone is required.

Judging by my academic past, this kind of feat has never been pulled off (Oh yea, and I HAVE to make at least an 80 in the course). Each section of this class is really, really long and some of the questions are quite in-depth. So much for being a blowoff class like I initially thought. With everything else I have going on, this is going to be hard…..but possible if I focus on it.

In the top-right corner of this page I want to put a check-off list near my calendar to ensure I’m keeping pace with this schedule….but I’ll do that later because I’ve already spent 30 minutes making this post and TALKING about doing the coursework rather than just doing it.

Someone needs to call me up and bitch at me if the assignments aren’t on time….like a mean professor.

Blog posted on: February 21, 2007

3 comments on “Finishing a Psych 309 Class

  1. Anonymous

    I did the same thing in my last summer at UT for a spanish distant learning class and finished the class in the last 3 weeks, they waived some of the limits on the time before the final. got an A! procrastination does pay off.

  2. alex

    You better finish this! I’ll make sure to call you :-)

    Also on your calendar you should be selling on the 22nd of this month.

  3. Geoffrey

    I’m wondering how long did it take your blog and house of rave to be approved and appeared on DMOZ? Thanks! :)


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