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by aherthabey
May 11th, 2017, 1:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What are useful tools for writing academic papers?
Replies: 3
Views: 676

Re: What are useful tools for writing academic papers?

Also, https://www.mendeley.com/ is good if you need to cite a lot of papers.
by aherthabey
May 11th, 2017, 1:38 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Biggest improvement?
Replies: 5
Views: 909

Re: Biggest improvement?

Mounds View from 7th at State in 2010, to 2nd at Nats in 2014!
(Minnesota represent!)
by aherthabey
April 17th, 2017, 1:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What are useful tools for writing academic papers?
Replies: 3
Views: 676

Re: What are useful tools for writing academic papers?

Private Wang Fire wrote:
juliakate wrote:What are useful tools for writing academic papers?
https://www.latex-project.org
I second this; https://www.sharelatex.com/ is very useful in my opinion, and free.
Everything looks better in LaTeX.
by aherthabey
January 8th, 2017, 11:29 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: What are your Science Olympiad Pro Tips?
Replies: 12
Views: 3841

Re: What are your Science Olympiad Pro Tips?

Just wanted to reiterate what LB926 said about taking notes--you really should take notes. If there's one thing I would have done differently during my SO career, it would be to actually take notes on what I was reading about instead of just copy/pasting information from online sources/textbooks, an...
by aherthabey
June 23rd, 2016, 9:11 am
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: The Last Letter Game
Replies: 906
Views: 53285

Re: The Last Letter Game

Echinodermata
by aherthabey
June 2nd, 2016, 4:53 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: Predict what the person below you will be like
Replies: 7356
Views: 336163

Re: Predict what the person below you will be like

Three days of infatuation and excessive palm pressing (cue 1968 movie balcony scene) does not equate to love.

TPBM has at least heard of TS Eliot.
by aherthabey
June 2nd, 2016, 4:39 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Trying out to be next year's captain. Any ideas on what I should say in my application?
Replies: 4
Views: 1092

Re: Trying out to be next year's captain. Any ideas on what I should say in my application?

I'm planning to try out to be next year's captain, but I don't want my application to sound cliche. Any ideas on what I should say? At least at my school, the most important quality that SO captains must have is commitment to the team. If you can't put in the time (and depending on the duties that ...
by aherthabey
May 2nd, 2016, 9:00 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Class for Scioly Rumors
Replies: 23
Views: 3394

Re: Class for Scioly Rumors

So Mounds View High School actually had a Science Olympiad class starting in about 2011 (I think it's since been discontinued), called Hybrid Applied Science through Science Olympiad. "With the inception of a new Hybrid Applied Science class for the 2011-2012 school year, students have the opportuni...
by aherthabey
April 29th, 2016, 2:38 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Crowdfunding
Replies: 1
Views: 617

Re: Crowdfunding

There have been quite a few successful crowdfunding SciOly campaigns carried out via PearUp, mainly to raise money for t-shirts. https://www.pearup.com/carmelsciolytshirts/rally https://www.pearup.com/sbhsscioly/rally https://www.pearup.com/syosciolysnrs/rally https://www.pearup.com/upperdublinsciol...
by aherthabey
April 25th, 2016, 8:19 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: The Last Letter Game
Replies: 906
Views: 53285

Re: The Last Letter Game

-Groundhog- wrote:ergonomic
cephalopod

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