Live or study? – The highs and lows of my first exam phase (2022)

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LIFE STORIES This was supposed to be an article about my exam preparation during my first semester at university. But sometimes things turn out differently than planned. Today I know that good grades at university are not everything. What really counts is living. So don’t hesitate to live your best life despite studying.

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The World of the DPG 2021 – Physics, Journalism and Me

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Flyer World of the DPG

LIFE STORIES The Magnus-Haus, capital representation of the DPG and seat of the regional association Physikalische Gesellschaft zu Berlin, is an important European site of the scientific history of physics. After the designation as EPS Historic Site, the ceremonial unveiling of a commemorative plaque by the presidents of the European Physical Society (EPS), Luc Bergé, and the German Physical Society (DPG), Lutz Schröter, followed on October 15, 2021, during a festive event. I was able to attend this event as a member of the Potsdam regional group of the jDPG. An unique day in the world of the DPG.

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12 years of school and still no smarter? – What I took away from the subjects

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LIFE STORIES Will I need polynomial division in my later life? You won’t. Unless you study mathematics or become an architect or … The list of subjects you won’t need in the future seems much longer than the list of knowledge that is actually used in everyday life. No wonder that the motivation to learn decreases exponentially over the years. Why I still look back positively on the knowledge imparted to me, you can find out when you read on.

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Why it’s not bad not to have an A-level average of 1.0 – and how to make it anyway

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The Phoenix Theatre, place of truth (and testimony)

LIFE STORIES You need good A-levels to get a good job, they say. But they don’t know what it means to be good at school. School is more than a bit of memorisation and discipline. School does something to the people who attend it. And only you can decide whether it changes you positively or negatively. This is my story.

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My Oral Exam and Me – Of Utilitarianism and Philosophy of Religion in 2021

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My oral exam: I have high ambitions

LIFE STORIES Four weeks after my written examinations, my oral exam in ethics was coming up. It was a strange four weeks full of philosophical theories, study stress and free afternoons. I was looking forward to the exam day with excitement. Would my efforts pay off and be rewarded with a great point average?

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My school leaving examinations 2021: Of physics experiments and some mishaps …

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LIFE STORIES After my last day of school, a stressful period of preparation for school leaving examinations began. My study plan didn’t work out and the exams themselves were rather surprising. Here you can get an insight into my everyday life during two exciting weeks.

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