Sophomore Year Move In + Room Tour

I’m back! Just finished editing a long overdue video for the Youtube channel with video clips I took back in earlier September. 😅 I filmed this not to be particularly cliche, but because there was a real lack of CMU dorm room videos 2 years ago when I was an anxious pre frosh trying to…

Post Freshman Year Summer Recap

Hello hello, it’s been a while. I guess that means it’s time for my regularly scheduled life update here on the blog to catch you up on what I’ve been up to the last three months, so let’s jump right into it. Immediately after my spring semester of freshman year wrapped up around mid-May, I…

10 Places to Visit While at Carnegie Mellon (or in Pittsburgh)

Disclaimer: I don’t leave campus much. Because CS consume my life. I also don’t do sporty adventure things. Nor am I really a foodie to the great disappointment of my friends. So this is probably a super basic take on aesthetic photo places nearby Carnegie Mellon, but I’m also using this post as an excuse…

A Very 122 Summer

I’m feeling real sleep deprived and sentimental, but here goes nothing. If you weren’t already aware, I first took 122 my first semester at CMU. I assumed I would never be qualified to become a teaching assistant for the class just based on how much I initially struggled in it myself. But today, after painting…

A High School Girl’s Guide to CS Resources

Recently, I had a Youtube viewer message me asking about what kind of resources they could use to learn more about CS or explore more about the field while in high school. I responded to her with compiled a list of resources I thought would be valuable, and I thought I’d also share them here….

Freshman Spring Semester Classes at Carnegie Mellon

And… I’m back with some more CMU school-related content. I just finished my spring semester about a month ago so these classes are still pretty fresh in my mind. I should say beforehand that the spring semester is where classes for freshmen start to diverge ever so slightly based on each person’s interests and intended…

College School Supplies: SCS Edition

I remember around this time last year, I was scouring the web for college school supplies lists and making very detailed plans of what exactly I might need at college. If I were to go back and give my pre-frosh self or other incoming freshmen some brief advice, here are some of the things I…

Freshman Fall Semester Classes at Carnegie Mellon

Let’s talk classes! Here’s what I took my first semester and *approximately* what classes you can expect to take as a first semester freshman at Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science. 07-128 Freshman Immigration Course Every fall, Carnegie Mellon SCS welcomes in approximately 200+ incoming freshman into their program and every one of them is…

Meeting of the Mind-fulNest

For my Independent Study Research on project MindfulNest this semester, I had the pleasure of presenting my project at Carnegie Mellon’s Meeting of the Minds, a university-wide celebration of undergraduate research. Below is my designed research poster. https://cmucreatelab.org