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"You leaned your head into mine, and I leaned my head into yours. Dancing cheek to cheek. Revolving slowly, eyes closed, heartbeat measure, nature's hum. It lasted the length of an old song, and then we stopped, kissed, and my heart stayed there, just like that." -David Levithan

Despite countless efforts, my partner still does not understand Catfish. In one sentence, please explain Catfish to the best of your abilities!

Jul 23rd at 9PM / reblog / 2 notes


Tutorial: how to make organized notes.

  1. Read the objectives of the lecture. If there aren’t any, flip through the lecture slides and make an outline. This puts into perspective what you need to be learning and what you should get out of this lecture.
  2. Skim the book to get familiar with how the information is divided compared to your outline or objectives. While doing this, you’ll figure out whether or not you need the extra details from the book. Sometimes the lecture is enough and you could keep the textbook just as a reference to things you don’t get.
  3. Write down the first objective and flip to the page in the book that has the information pertaining to that objective. Read the lecture slide then refer to the book for details.
  4. Combine your lecture notes with the textbook information. Do this by rewriting the information in your own words and try to be as concise as possible. 
  5. Keep doing this for every objective. Paste things if it helps.
  6. Make sure that you’re not just copying information. Use visual aids as much as possible. Put the information in a table, flowchart, diagram, etc.. (refer to this post to see how I make my flowcharts).
  7. When you’re done with all your objectives, go through the lecture and your notes to make sure you didn’t miss anything.

General tips on how to keep them organized:

  • Be systemic. Making objective-oriented notes is one way to do that. 
  • Use two (or more colors). Color-coding information helps me remember it + it doesn’t look that bad.
  • Section your objectives according to the topic. Then make sure that when you’re writing out the information, it’s in a sequence that’s understandable.

Disclaimer: this is the way I’ve been making my notes since I started med school. By no means am I claiming it’s perfect or that everybody should follow it.

Hope this helps and as always, happy studying :)

Jul 23rd at 8PM / via: -iopenattheclose / op: mindofamedstudent / tagged: Reference. / reblog / 42,597 notes


Just a reminder that less does not equal healthy.

The low-calorie option is not necessarily the healthiest. Your body needs calories. Calories give us life. Calories are not bad.


make me choose between: (feel free to message me more)

↳ james/lily or remus/dorcas {requested by anonymous}

Jul 23rd at 12PM / via: blackinnonftw / op: marleyyandme / tagged: Crying about it. Harry Potter. / reblog / 416 notes
Summer break: day 43
Balancing school reading and casual reading this summer has been interesting to say the least, but the lessons I learn from books are so valuable and I cannot complain for having a reason to read. Happy Whiteboard Wednesday! :)

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Summer break: day 43
Balancing school reading and casual reading this summer has been interesting to say the least, but the lessons I learn from books are so valuable and I cannot complain for having a reason to read. Happy Whiteboard Wednesday! :)

Jul 23rd at 9AM / reblog / 1 note

The Notebook ♦ Allie Hamilton’s wardrobe

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Jul 23rd at 8AM / via: martnsparrish / op: girlwithapumpkintattoo / tagged: Bless. / reblog / 408 notes


you ever wanna fuck the living shit outta somebody but also cook for them and make sure they’re emotionally stable?


big brother x mean girls

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Jul 22nd at 10PM / via: theramonaflower / op: weetzieglass / tagged: gpoy. / reblog / 60,119 notes
Jul 22nd at 10PM / via: bralpha / op: harryandnick / tagged: You boys are giving me a crisis. / reblog / 141,647 notes


okay seriously if you’re in a relationship or even a friendship and you find yourself spending more time crying out of sadness or arguing with them, leave them. i don’t care if they’re a modern day aphrodite/adonis or a gift bestowed upon you by the gods. toxic people are dangerous and i highly advise cutting them out of your life and finding someone who makes you laugh until you snort your drink out your nose instead.

Jul 22nd at 8PM / via: codependentbrothers / op: suarezalex / tagged: This is important. / reblog / 124,096 notes
AVPM songs + Harry Potter movies

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(Source: hobriens)

Jul 22nd at 8PM / via: katherinesage / op: hobriens / tagged: HOW ABOUT NO. crying about it. Teen wolf. / reblog / 1,978 notes

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Jul 22nd at 4PM / via: apursuitofsassiness / op: 5fifth / tagged: gpoy. Emma Stone. / reblog / 103,455 notes


Philosopher’s Stone deleted scene


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Jul 22nd at 12PM / via: stepout-intothewild / op: harrypotterdailly / tagged: Harry Potter. / reblog / 138,427 notes