Warren Buffet's speech

Imagine that a Genie offers you any car in the world. The catch is that it is the only car you will ever own. What would you do? You would read the manual ten times, change the oil twice as often as required, and you would take fastidious care so that that car remained the car of your dreams forever. Think about what this tells you about your body. You get only one mind and one body–the same ones you will have at 20, 40, 60, etc. Take care of them and maximize their potential. It will be too late to take care of your body and mind (and car) later on. You can maintain them, but it is hard or impossible to undo big mistakes or negligence later on. You do not want to end up with a wreck on your

Being proactive even when its scary

Fear is one of the universal emotions. It underlies a lot of our behavior and it is very useful in allowing us to survive. Sometimes, though, it becomes a hindrance to our success. One of our most common fears is the fear of rejection, be that rejection by a potential date, employer, or a graduate program we apply to. You know what is the worse thing you can do? Give into your fear and do nothing. It is better to try and fail than to never try. Through your tries, you will learn and become better and better until you reach your goal. Doing nothing just enforces your fear and makes you settle. It is much easier and more comfortable than taking a leap of faith. And yes, it is easier for some p

Organic Chemistry at NYU during summer

Taking Organic Chemistry during summer is sometimes a tough task but oftentime rewarding one. Most of the students who you will find taking the summer class with you, are either Post-Bac or undergraduate students retaking the class. If you decide to take organic chemistry during the summer, you have to be prepared to work hard since the semester goes by in a matter of weeks. My students started second semester on monday and are taking their exam this thursday already (a week and a half gap). However, this has an upside. One summer, and you are done with Organic Chemistry completely. The professor for the first summer semester at NYU changes from year to year. In the past few years, we had pr