A prospective computer science student living in the American North East. New blog posts every weekend

Why I didn't care about ranking for colleges

2023-12-17 college Reinin
…and why maybe you should I’m in senior year of high school, meaning I had to apply to see which college I’d give a 100k. There are a multitude of considerations people make for their college choice. Some choices are impacted by their major, some choices are impacted by what someone looks for in a college experience. Full disclosure, I am a Comp Sci major. Rank doesn’t matter In the CS field, it doesn’t really matter what rank your school is. Continue reading


2023-12-09 philosophy Reinin
Appreciations This month, I turned 18. This obviously comes with the neat perks of… having rights (my personal favorite being the ability to vote). My dad actually got a bunch of messages from a variety of medical and financial services that told him “Sorry bud, your son has access to all his shit now and you don’t”. This is a commonly celebrated facet of becoming an independent, fully functioning adult. Every birthday of mine, I think about the things I accomplished that year, and the things I still have to accomplish. Continue reading

Thoughts on Rich Dad, Poor Dad

7/10 It’s been a hot minute since I read this classic I’m gonna be honest. This book was great for its time but in 2023 I think there are better books out there. This book touches on a lot of conceptual topics especially around the idea of cash flow. While this is important to understand, and I find the way Kiyosaki conveys this to be wonderful, books like “I Will Teach You To Be Rich” by Ramit Sethi exist which just offer more actionable, practical advice for people to get started. Continue reading