My favorite professors at SJU

These are in no particular order, but these are some of the professors that I’ve had in the past four years that I’ve really enjoyed having:

Dr. Divya Balasubramaniam – Introductory MicroEconomics

  • Dr. Divya is one of the greatest professors on campus. As a business major, I was required to take micro and macroeconomics. This wasn’t a topic that I was too interested in, but she made it so much fun. She is an amazing teacher and is always willing to help. Four years later, we always say hi to each other on campus and I usually get to see her at the Interfaith Service in the beginning of the spring semester.

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7 Reasons why I hate “Rate My Professor”

It’s that time of year again, the real life Hunger Games: Class Registration.

Many students turn to RateMyProfessor.com to find all the dirty little secrets about the faculty on campus. But this is not the place to go!!! Let the all wise senior tell you take you on a journey of scandal and debauchery. 😉 The horrors that await you on this so called “YELP for professors” website are unhelpful and just plain dumb.

Don’t believe me? Just continue reading and I will tell ALL!

So here are 7 reasons why I hate “Rate My Professor”:

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Take a Hike

College can be stressful: overwhelming workloads, new friends, and new places. I have always been accustomed to knowing someone, or better yet someone knowing me, everywhere I went. I was used to always seeing a familiar face, a feeling of security and calmness everywhere I would go. Something was missing from my daily hustle and bustle of college life, and it finally was revealed to me through a video called This is Water.

 

As part of orientation before classes started, the freshmen class watched a commencement speech by David Foster Wallace. After watching this short video I was really intrigued.

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School Pride: the Professors’ Edition

Since this weekend is Admitted Students Day, I feel the need to talk about what makes SJU, well, SJU.

Some would say it’s the campus, while others would mention the sports. Many people find new friends and great hobbies on campus and claim that’s the magis. Some would suggest it’s the offered majors and great academic departments around campus. A few students might even mention the clubs and organizations that have influenced them during their time at SJU.

I went around and talked to people to see what they thought about SJU. And, after a while,

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