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Nolan Burroughs

I am a junior majoring in Computer Engineering and Computer Science and minoring in Philosophy. Software development is my main interest, but I also wanted to be in Pratt. This summer I will be returning for my second internship at Amazon, and I will see where things go from there.

L's Taken

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"Thank you for applying but..."

  • Everywhere I applied at the Career Fair 

  • Garmin 

  • Hallmark

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Things I thought I'd finish but never did

  • The Goblet of Fire 

  • East of Eden 

  • A Marathon (RIP the last four miles) 

  • Shippuden War Arc 

  • Marvel's Civil War 2 Arc 

  • Learning Guitar

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Everyday L's of life

  • My inability to fall asleep before 3 am 

  • Permanent bed head 

  • The constant decision of whether or not to put on shoes or just wear flip-flops 

  • Tripping on stairs when I'm not paying attention 

  • Being unable to read texts when I don't have my glasses on

On the Bright Side

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Memories I made when I wasn't working/studying

  • Games of Catan 

  • 3am chats in the common room 

  • Taking over a study room for hours to play Rising Sun 

  • Staying up all night LDOC to see the release of End Game 

  • Frisbee golfing in the middle of the night with friends

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Things I've learned that will still matter in 10 years

  • If you aren't sure if you want to do something, you probably don't 

  • Isolation turns mistakes into bad habits 

  • Everything is better when listening to music 

  • There's no better conversation than when everyone's too tired to have a filter

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TV shows, movies, and books I've enjoyed

  • Words of Radiance 

  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World 

  • Ender's Shadow 

  • The Hero of Ages 

  • Watchmen 

  • Rhythm of War 

  • Logan

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Things I'm proud of that you won't see on my resume

  • I've read every book in the Cosmere 

  • I read every Game of Thrones book in two weeks 

  • I always keep my promises 

  • I have been in multiple ballets (I cannot dance, though)

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Unconventional skills

  • I can juggle 

  • I can somewhat sew 

  • I have copious knowledge about the Missouri Mormon War 

  • Decent country accent 

  • Notably bad at rolling dice

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Quirks that make me who I am

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Small joys in my life

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Obstacles I have overcome

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Things I've done that pushed me out of my comfort zone

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Failures that seemed like the end of the world back then but don't matter in hindsight

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Leaps of Faith

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Life events that have made me stronger

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