Poem: Four Roads ( A Journey of Identity)| //The Blog. KD* via @davidlamlu #TheBlogKD

A Poem: Four Roads (A Journey of Identity)

  I wrote this poem back in 2010 and recently dug it up while rummaging through old files. It was part of my final presentation for an honors humanities course in cultural diversity and identity. In my presentation, I talked about my clash of experiences as a first generation student, an american, my Vietnamese cultural…

KD's 14 2014 New Year's Resolutions | //The Blog. KD* via @davidlamlu #TheBlogKD

KD’s 14 2014 New Year’s Resolutions

My 2013 New Years resolution was “to be more awesome.” Haha, needless to say, I’ve never been serious about setting New Years resolutions. It’s my final semester in college and this is the year I become a big boy, move out, obtain my first post-college, full-time job, get married and whatnot. I’ve got my academic…

26 (Mostly Serious) Tips for Your College Finals Week | //The Blog. KD* via @davidlamlu #TheBlogKD

26 (Mostly Serious) Tips for Your College Finals Week

It’s finals week! After 4.5 years of college, here are some of my random tips. Thanks for visiting! If you have anything to add, throw it in the comments and help everyone out! 1. PREPARE YOURSELF TO STUDY! GET EXCITED! KEEP YOUR ENERGY LEVEL HIGH Tell yourself that you’re going to study, at the end…

What’s That Word? David Lam-Lu's Guide to Asian Terminology | //The Blog. KD* via @davidlamlu #TheBlogKD

What’s That Word? Dictionary of Asian Terms

Guide to Asian Terminology A ‘Samuel Johnson Dictionary’ Imitation by David Lam-Lu. Last update: 10/30/2013 Below is a guide to common terms that you may hear when entering china. I updated and changed some things since Senior year of high school when I created this. If you have any ideas of things to add, let…

How to Personalize Your LinkedIn URL | //The Blog. KD* via @davidlamlu #TheBlogKD

How to Personalize Your LinkedIn URL

Did You Know You Can Personalize Your LinkedIn URL!? (Scroll Down for Photo Instructions) The first thing I notice when I visit anyone’s LinkedIn profile is their URL. It’s right in the middle of the screen and an uncustomized link sticks out. Don’t know if you’ve customized your URL before? Check, does it include your name…

Pursuing Graduate School? FREE Kaplan Practice Exams! | //The Blog. KD* via @davidlamlu #TheBlogKD

Pursuing Graduate School? FREE Kaplan Practice Exams!

Students! Are you interested in pursuing a graduate-level education? jump on this! Kaplan provides free practice tests for the: GRE – Graduate Record Exam GMAT – Graduate Management Admission Test LSAT – Law School Admission Test MCAT – Medical College Admission Test DAT – Dental Admission Test OAT – Optometry Assessment Test PCAT – Pharmacy College Admission…

Student Deals: Wall Street Journal | //The Blog. KD* via @davidlamlu #TheBlogKD

Student Deals: Wall Street Journal

Students! A friend shared this with me so I’m sharing it with you. The Wall Street Journal has a deal for students this Fall Semester- Subscribe to Print and Web for only $1 per week for up to 15 weeks! After subscribing, they also invited me to join a “Young Professionals Networking” group on LinkedIn…