Key Takeaways:

I think the takeaways were conveyed very very well. These concepts were mentioned in…


What did you do this past week?

This week I finished projects for other classes, and attended lecture for this one. I tried extra hard to pay attention and retain the information the first time as opposed to trying to learn it all later.

What’s in your way?

Nothing! Luckily I was able to get my other projects done a little bit earlier than normal and take a short break from school this weekend. I’m ready to hit the ground running for phase 5 as well as the rest of this semester!

What will you do next week?

Next week…


What did you do this past week?

Last week I worked on our website a whole lot and attended class. The extra day was very helpful because it allowed us to take a bit of a small break before the final push to get it turned in on time.

What’s in your way?

Nothing! I feel like we’ve finally caught up from previous phases and are in good shape for this relatively easy last phase.

What will you do next week?

Next week I will add comparison to our models (gotta snag that extra credit!) and start reviewing the class…


What did you do this past week?

This week I looked into writing some better frontend tests, did some research on how to get the filtering, searching, and sorting done, and tried to make a plan for working out all the phase 2 kinks and getting phase 3 done. I also spent a lot of time on projects and exams for other classes.

What’s in your way?

With the distraction of Halloween and my other projects, I didn’t have time to implement much for the website. …


What did you do this past week?

This past week, I worked with my group to complete phase 2. We didn’t get everything quite done, and towards the end we started just slapping requirements up to try and save our grade — it’s gonna take some thorough planning to get everything right for phase 3.

What’s in your way?

Classes were just absolutely crazy last week and early on this week. October always seems hard for students! …


What did you do this past week?

I spent the earlier parts of the week studying for the exam, putting some work into the frontend of our website, and doing assignments for other classes. The later parts of the week were spent studying for other exams and adding to the website whenever I had time.

What’s in your way?

My biggest problem right now is that all of my classes seem to have exams and projects due at the same time, so this week I was feeling pretty overwhelmed. For our website, I really want to be able to make…


What did you do this past week?

Last week I worked heavily on project 2 with my group. It was super stressful but we got it turned in on Wednesday. I spent the rest of the week focusing on other classes.

What’s in your way?

There’s just lots going on with school right now, I’m sure I’ll get through it though.

What will you do next week?

Next week I hope to start grinding on part 3 with my group. I don’t want to end up in another situation where we are running out of time and getting nervous.

If…


What did you do this past week?

This week I met up with my group to start brainstorming ideas for our website. It is super important to get this part right because we’ll have to continue with this idea all semester, and have to ensure that it has enough potential to grow over the next 4 phases.

What’s in your way?

The idea had a lot of requirements, and we found it really hard to nail one down. We finally got one and can now start creating our project, which is a huge relief. …


What did you do this past week?

This week I attended lecture, found a group to work with, and finished up a lot of assignments for my other classes!

What’s in your way?

I’m starting to fall behind on the readings for my other classes, and it’s getting a bit overwhelming trying to juggle it all. But I’m just taking it a day at a time, trying to stay organized, and continuing to prioritize tasks as they come up.

What will you do next week?

Next week I plan on reaching out to my group to brainstorm some ideas, and…


What did you do this past week?

This week I finished and submitted Collatz, and started on some projects for my other classes. I’m hoping to get some work for other classes out of the way before the first group project so that I can be more flexible when it’s time to work with others.

What will you do next week?

I’m hoping to get some work for other classes out of the way before the first group project so that I can be more flexible when it’s time to work with others. …

Mahaa Noorani

Computer Science Student at the University of Texas at Austin

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