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February 6, 2014

With today being Thursday, I’m finally finished with this 5-week managerial accounting course! This past week has been a bit stressful because we have a manufacturing project where we have to come up with several types of budget sheets and the likes. It kind of makes sense since it’s normally a 16-week class. My group had our presentations yesterday and it turned out to be pretty good! We met most (if not, all) of the requirements the instructor provided and we left her with no questions to ask. Today, we had a final; which turned out alright except I skipped around 6 questions and when I went back to it, I ended up guessing on them since I really didn’t know what to do. Hopefully there will be a curve… A high curve on the final ☺.

After my final, I went to Porto’s Bakery for some delicious pastries to celebrate the occasion. I had to fit into a tightish parking spot and wait in line for around 20 minutes for these baked goodies but it’s totally worth it! I ended up getting a New York Cheesecake, Fruit Tart, Caramel Cream Horn, and a Potato Ball (which I ate before taking the picture). Delicious? Yes! ☺

On a related note about food, I tried to improve the presentation of the smoked salmon on toast (see previous post) and used a baguette instead. It was still really delicious. I prefer eating it with a baguette instead because of the texture, but that’s just me.

To wrap up this post, I have bigger news to share:
On Tuesday late afternoon after I got home, I checked my student portal and found out that I got accepted to one of the schools I applied to! I mean it’s a provisional acceptance but it’s standard so I have to send in my transcripts and all of that stuff. It’s still really good news because this is my top choice of school considering how I personally know the department chair of the CIS division, their cyber defense team is beast (1st placers), and it looks like there are more job opportunities here than the other schools around. Considering how I finished off all of my coursework at my current school within 2 years, I think I’m on the right path. My original plans took a little detour but it didn’t turn out to be as bad as I thought.

12 Responses

  1. Agent Q ☆ February 6, 2014 at 9:29 pm

    Congrats on your [conditional] acceptance! It’s amazing how this is your top choice school due to a good fit with your interest. I’m sure as time goes on, there will be more promising developments. Keep us updated! 🙂

  2. Tara ☆ February 7, 2014 at 4:51 am

    Congratulations on the acceptance! I’m so excited for you 😀

    I hope you can relax a bit now with that 5-week course being done!

    Those pastries look so delicious. Making me hungry all over again! And I think a baguette sounds different from a bagel, but it sounds just as tasty! 😀

    Again, congrats and I hope you can have some fun! <3

  3. Georgia Kate ☆ February 7, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    God, that cheesecake looks amazing. D:

    Congrats on finishing your course!! And getting your offer from that school. I’m sure you’ll wind up there.

    Take care! xx

  4. Chynna ☆ February 8, 2014 at 4:14 am

    Congratulations on your the offer! It’s awesome when you get one from one of your top schools. Makes you feel all happy inside 🙂 I’m sure you’re going to get in, but good luck anyway!

    Aw, jheeze. Those pastries so nomtastic!

  5. Carrie ☆ February 8, 2014 at 5:29 am

    I must say that those pastries look very delicious!!! You’re making me hungry 🙂 🙂

    Congrats on finishing your accounting course! I realized that accounting wasn’t for me when I failed it for the 1st time during college last summer. 🙁 Business is the most difficult field.

    Have fun!

  6. Michelle ☆ February 8, 2014 at 6:59 am

    Congrats! Woot! That’s just awesome news, seriously! I’m so excited for you on your acceptance.

    Also that food looks delicious!

  7. Cat ☆ February 8, 2014 at 10:23 pm

    Yay for finishing your course! That must be nice to have one less thing to worry about 🙂 I’m glad your presentation went well too!

    Yum, those pastries look awesome. The last time I was in LA, my uncle took me to Portos, and everything looked so good there. I want to go again!

    Congrats on your acceptance! That’s awesome that you got your first choice 😀 I’m happy that things are working out for you!

  8. Ang ☆ February 9, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    Congratulations on doing so well on your project and on your acceptance! That is phenomenal news!

    As for those desserts, they look so yummy, and I’m not a big dessert person, lol. You definitely deserve to celebrate though!

  9. Kiarra ☆ February 9, 2014 at 3:11 pm

    CONGRATS on your acceptance!!! That’s awesome to get into the school you want!!! That cheesecake looks soooo good I want some now lol, but yea, that’s great for you, and I hope you did good on your exam, which I’m sure you did. I kno you’re glad that your 5 week course is done, I now I would be!

  10. Bee-chan ☆ February 10, 2014 at 7:19 am

    Oh my gosh that’s just mouth watering. ;w;
    And sue me, but I think I’ve never eaten a smoked salmon in my whole life. Lol. I’m a food noob! -.- I really need to go out more often. Lol.

    Wow! Congratulation on your acceptance!

  11. Ivy ☆ February 10, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    Hard work pays off! Congratulations on your acceptances! I know you’ll do great wherever you go! 🙂

    And must you show photos of Porto’s?! 🙁 I want some! I’ve only went once. My friends were raving about their…something balls. I didn’t like it that much, but the pastries are so yummy!

  12. Amanda ☆ February 11, 2014 at 12:26 am

    Hoping for that amazing curve for you also! I’m sure you did well anyways. 🙂 & yumm, Porto’s! You know I’ve been in socal forever and never once tried Porto’s? I keep forgetting, haha. It looks delicious though.

    Much congrats on your acceptance! ^-^ I hope all goes well with the schools!

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