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21.10.2005Friday 21 October – Tutoring

It has proven to be another hectic day. I was up at half past five, and at uni not long after seven. This meant I had less than five hours sleep, yet again. My CSSE3004 group and I gave a “Post Implementation Presentation”, or more accurately, Robert gave it and we watched. We apparently went thirty-two seconds overtime, losing ten marks. I personally think this is absurd, but I am not sure if I have grounds for complaint. I then headed down to the GPS labs, and got caught by some students and dragged in to tutor COMP1800, where I stayed until just before midday.
I completed ninety minutes (although it actually took me less) of surveys about jobs, handedness, job satisfaction, and other related boring things, had my inner ear temperatures taken, and went back down the labs to tutor some more. The labs were chaotic—entirely full, people panicking, girls crying, blokes having high-pitched breakdowns… it was all action. I spent the afternoon doing what could only be called “extreme tutoring”—trying to help as many people, as fast as possible, in several different ways at once, and still get them to learn. I like to think I’m very good at it—and I quite enjoy it—but unfortunately, I don’t think fulltime job prospects for a non-research “extreme tutor” are very good.
I arrived at work half an hour late due to my “extreme tutoring”, mentally exhausted.
Comment by io – Saturday 22 October 2005, 4:35 AM
  olol - bl.
Comment by Ned – Saturday 22 October 2005, 3:07 PM
  What does that mean in English?
Comment by grape seed – Saturday 22 October 2005, 3:09 PM
  rtfm rofllofl
Comment by io – Tuesday 25 October 2005, 7:55 AM
  Sorry, IRC has turned me into a "leet speak" tragic. Please wish me to get well soon.

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