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by Adam P '09

Word From the Real World: Adam Popper

Hello and greetings from Boston College. It’s starting to get chilly up here in Massachusetts, so I find myself invigorated into talking about my experiences at college. For all those seniors dreading the end of the college application process and all those juniors who are dreading the beginning, let me assure you all of something very important: there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Just two months ago I was terrified of coming here and to be faced with having to have to meet new people and adapt to an entirely new way of life. But don’t deduce that college is in any way overwhelming, because for those of you are preparing yourselves now, the transition will be a piece of cake.
But I feel I need to say that for me college got off to a rather bumpy start. I arrived here

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by Adam P '09

The Five Steps to Starting a BSGE Club

Starting a club at school, BSGE especially, may seem like something quite difficult to do. In fact, it might sound impossible or ever not allowed. Well, the fact is quite to the contrary. Starting a club comes in five simple steps, which I will share with you, having co-founded the school’s first Video Game Club, which will be running again this year.
•    The first thing one has to do to start a school club is make a plan. When founding the Video Game Club, Danny Alvarez and I were sure to have ready justifications for the founding the club, as well as a general plan of how to club could run. This was of course before we would consult Ms. Johnson in order to officially found the club. This tends to be one of the hardest parts, as it is where all the thinking is done in coordinating your new club. When creating