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果然如學長所說的一堆的作業

 

 

 

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在walmart線上訂的腳踏車寄來了,

但是鎖還沒寄來,所以也還是不能騎。

 

美國寄東西的方式很奇怪,雖然在同一個地方買的,

但是卻不一樣的寄法。

腳踏車超過50元,所以free delivery,

鎖沒有free delivery, 就會慢慢寄過來。

 

現在我的麻煩是,前面的煞車太緊,導致前輪無法放裝進去,

加上身邊也沒有工具,只有雙手,所以沒有辦法進行下去了。

另外,我得找到灌氣的地方才行。

但是...美國有腳踏車店嗎!!!

 

喔喔 找到了


檢視較大的地圖

 

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今天下午與明天下午都有資格考,

博一的是考好玩的,博二就真的考認真的,

我會寫的寫完差不多花了兩小時,但考試時間還有兩小時,

只剩下一些博二的學長在奮鬥,

算了就交卷吧。

 

不過,今天發下來的量力作業,我覺得還比資格考難多了。

幹...好多題,整整三頁A4。

一星期後交。

 

 

 

 

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在5個多小時前,發現了我的gmail多出了新功能,

它可以打電話耶~~

不只是pc對pc

也可以是pc對室話or pc對cell phone

更酷的是,你打美國or加拿大不管是call home phone or cell phone, it's all free!!

當然你必須在USA才行啦。

2010-08-25_171106

 

 

也可以打為台灣,一分鐘只要0.02美元!!!

2010-08-25_171046

 

 

 

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Originally, I think it's hard to stand in front my classmates to pretend I were their TA when I attended to the TA training conference today.

But the whole process went very well and was even easier than I expected.

I found the "really" hard part is to have the courage to believe you can do that.

 

This semester, my three instructors are from Greek, Spanish and Italy.

None of them are native speakers.

Moreover, my international classmates are from Lebanon, India, Poland and…etc

I have to adjust myself into several accents all the day, and I think my listening ability has improved very much, ha.

 

I should stop confining myself into the negative emotion which resulted from my roommate, and there are too many meaningful things and interesting friends waiting me to discover.

Once you have courage to fly, you will have a more beautiful sky sight.

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發生了些不愉快的事情,

雖然讓我感到羞辱,

但慶幸的是在心情是生氣的時候,並沒有將理性拋開。

 

We may no longer be friends,

but we at least not enemies.

 

Please humble me,the Almighty.

let me understand how little I am,

and let me learn how to forgive.

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1 foot = 12 inches = 30.48 cm

                1 inch =   2.54 cm

 

there are more units ~

1/2" = 1/2 inch

1/8" = 1/8 inch

you can apply the same rule to others

 

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EXAMPLE:

so when you buy furniture online

71 1/2"H x 30"W x 23 1/2"D

 

the label tells you

the height = 71.5 inches = 181.61 cm

the width = 30 inches   =      76.2 cm

the depth = 23.5 inches =   59.69 cm

 

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因為FSU規定,MMR疫苗第一針一定要在一歲以後打,

但是我就是剛好在一歲以前打,而且打了都打了還能怎麼辦,

所以就只好補打啦,幸好學校保險完全cover打針費用,一毛錢也不用多出。

這也是我在美國第一次打針的經驗。

 

打針的過程跟台灣很不一樣,

首先你要先make an appointment in advance,

然後時間到了你才去醫院,不是現去就可以打針的。

 

打針前,會問你很多問題,比方說過敏、用藥等等,並用電腦紀錄,

與台灣最大不同的是最後都要你簽名,表示負責。

 

我看護士阿姨這麼粗壯一隻,要打針的時候我還怕怕的勒。

她打針的位置是在手臂的下方,跟台灣習慣打在肩頭上不太一樣。

 

感覺還滿奇特的.....

打完後在lobby等了10分鐘,check 系統說我的health report都ok。

就完成了打針奇遇記了。

 

ps.在等待過程中,跟一位從摩洛哥的新生聊天,他有口臭...

 

 

 

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Every senior tells me I am going to have a lot of homework to do and no time to play during the first year..

 

 

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http://www.amazon.com/

and http://www.amazon.com/gp/student/signup/info

Here you can join Amazon Student that you can get FREE Prime for one year

(but you must have an .edu email account)

 

Amazon is a good shipping website for your textbooks.

 

Terms of use

However, don't FORGET unsign the Amazon Prime AFTER one year

 

 

http://www.walmart.com/

 

http://www.staples.com/

 

 

http://www.newegg.com/

Key word: Tatung rice cooker

我買了一個 64.9$的

when you don't have a car, you will appreciate online shopping.

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找房子是一件很費時的工作,

不僅你要花不少時間,連同開車載你的學長姊也得陪同花不少時間。

 

大概的考量因素有:

1. 價錢 (在塔城,平均的價位450~550就有不錯的選擇了,650以上是超高級的)

2. 位置--離系館的距離、安全性

3. 有幾個bedroom, bathroom

4. 你打算有幾個室友

5. 你有沒有車

6. 有沒有附傢俱(通常你月租多70~80就會有基本的傢俱了)

7. 水、網路有附呼

 

另外,這邊也要先提供幾個general tips

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我搭的飛機路線是

桃園機場2320出發------>Los Angeles 2045 (12hr 25min)

Los Angeles 0055---> Atlanta 0815 (4hr 20min)

Atlanta 0950---> Tallahassee 1105 (1hr 15min)

幾乎24小時沒有好好休息...非常的累,

現在回想起來還覺得很可怕。

 

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I know some of you are preparing GRE, TOEFL and SOP.

And that may be one of the reasons that you come to my blog.

 

I know you desperately need high scores and study very hard in order to get the admission from your dream school.

But let me kindly point out another prospect you』re also required to notice, that is, test score is not everything.

Test score is not everything.

I』ve seen many Chinese students and also some of Taiwanese students here or somewhere are afraid of talking to international students or American students.

Sometimes that may result from their non-efficient listening ability.

Honestly, I also have this problem when I talk to the international students whose English are somewhat abnormal from the native speaker; yes, It is easier to understand the English from American people』s mouth.

 

But do not feel shame! Then keep away asking or involving.

This is the only way that help you go through the painful obstructs; please get involved.

I don』t think it is worthy that you spend two million New Taiwanese Dollars to go abroad but are unwilling to learn English (I mean master-degee seeking students).

 


You guys in Taiwan now may think」 will I really do such stupid things, which are just as I mentioned above.」

But it really happens, when you don』t want to be independent and fall in love with escapism.

 

Think about this, having a pretty scores that may support you to enter your dream school, but what about your life there.


You Still need to keep learning.

Your learning attitude suppress everything included the test score of TOEFL and GRE.

 

I wish you all think about this issue clearly and carefully before you really get to US for your further studying.

 

 

 

 

 

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沒車好麻煩唷,

一直要拜託學長,我都很良心不安了,因為都沒給油錢。

然後要讓學長在旁邊等我辦事,真的很對不起。

 

而且,沒車子真的會有餓死在家裡的可能性,

是沒這麼誇張啦,但是晚上要走到有餐廳的地方還滿危險的。

萬一冰箱空空,就只有等天亮的。

 

其實我覺得最主要的原因是我個人生活方式是比較獨立的,

自己的schedule一直要卡在別人那邊而進行不了,時間一直被拖延,

要辦什麼事,去哪個地方,都要安排,橋來橋去,

我真的會有點抓狂,可能是因為我是個極度效率追求者也說不定。

但是有車等於有freedom,這概念在美國是確實的阿。

 

這陣子忙完後,

一定要去考駕照與買車!!

 

XD...其實很抖阿,因為自己不太會記路,也沒有開車的經驗。

加油加油

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每個新生其實都很忙碌,因為要辦的事情好多好多。

就說我今天白天做的事好了。

 

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來到US後,其中一個很刺激的活動就是點餐。

因為有很多菜名我都不懂,所以會吃到什麼真是一個冒險,

同時,即時是知道的菜名,也會不知道美國的口味是怎樣。

 

來分享一下常見的單字:

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因為我的task大部分都辦完了,

所以今天只能無所事事的陪著更新的新生找房子or亂逛...

今天都一直用中文講話 好慘

 

在florida的apartment幾乎都有附swimming pool~~

 

這裡是Florida的capital 附近



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