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How to Replace Your Meals With Matzo for Passover

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It is officially Passover. For the next week it is Jewish tradition to not eat foods that contain any grains (Wheat, Oats, Rye, Barley, Spelt) that leaven/rise to honor the Jews when they escaped the Egyptians but did not have enough time to wait for the bread to leaven, hence why matzo (flat unleavened bread) is eaten during the holiday. Here are some ways to replace some of your favorite foods like a true matzo man. (more…)

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How to Find an Internship on BruinView

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As we look forward to summer, many of us Bruins are beginning to hunt for summer internships. However, using BruinView to find jobs can be quite complicated and overwhelming when trying to narrow down your search. Here are some tips to help you manage the site and take advantage of it so you can find the best internship for you. (more…)

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10 Impressive Vocab Words to Add to Your Final Paper

Having a paper as a final is a blessing and a curse. On one hand, you don’t have to stress out about studying and studying to take a three hour in-class exam. On the other hand, this paper could be worth a whopping fifty percent or more of your final grade. It needs to make your TA laugh, cry, appreciatively nod and use your works cited page as an example for every future section he teaches. The secret to this? Impressive vocabulary:

1. Instead of using “criticize,” try using “decry” (verb)

  • to openly criticize or belittle
  • My roommate often decries her statistics professor because he refuses to provide a formula sheet for midterms. (more…)

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Five Ways to Make the Most of Your Enrollment Times

Whether you’re in a first, second, third or fourth year, we’ve all had our fair share of ups and downs enrolling in classes. Often, the class we want is open at one point, and it only takes 30 seconds into our first pass for its status to almost magically change (and not in the happy-Disney sort of way) to waitlisted or closed. Other times, we just can’t seem to figure out the new MyUCLA website, and by the time we do, the classes on our saved plan in the Class Planner are no longer options. Whatever your personal experiences have been with enrollment passes, Mojo is here to help you minimize the stress associated with choosing and enrolling in classes.

Let’s face it – enrollment passes can determine whether your upcoming quarter will be academically enjoyable or not. So here are five ways to make the most of your enrollment passes. (more…)

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How to Motivate Yourself to Wake Up Early

The most difficult part of your day may simply be getting out of bed, whether it was because you pulled an all-nighter, or perhaps you just absolutely despise that 8 a.m. class on Monday morning. Either way, here are a few tips that will hopefully be useful for you to motivate yourself to get out of bed and get to class on time. (more…)

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