What are you learning right now outside of school?

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  1. otterpop

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    Is there anything you're working on learning currently in your personal life, if you don't mind sharing? Dance, fitness classes, a new language or instrument, taking cooking or art classes?
     
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    I'm learning to use my Cricut machine.
     
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    I've been working on learning about jazz improvisation and reharmonization (changing the chords to a song or making them more complex.) It's a side of music that I've always thought was really cool but never quite tackled it (or had the confidence to.)
     
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    Me too. I've had it a year and a half but just really started using it this summer.
     
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    To be a better person. I fail regularly.
     
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    I'm learning all about makeup. Sorry if this sounds shallow but as I get older, I find myself more and more interested.
     
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    I'm finishing my graduate thesis, so I'm currently doing some background into the history of how gay people are covered in the media.
     
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    Returning to my krav maga classes this week, so I'll be learning how to protect myself and others.
     
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    So cool! I only recently learned what krav maga was, but I was intrigued. I'm not sure if there are classes in this area.
     
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    I want to learn the Japanese language.
     
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    I'm attempting - again - to learn to crochet.
     
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    Congratulations on finishing your graduate thesis! That is so exciting. Are you pursuing a Master's degree or a PhD/EdD? :)

    I remember when I finished my Master's thesis. I had this amazing sense of accomplishment, especially since I finished it a month before my 25th birthday (I'm currently 25). I am thinking of starting a PhD program, mostly likely in a STEM-related field such as statistics, in order to max out my pay.

    Well done! :celebrate:
     
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    Relearning the piano again. Honestly, I'm not half bad!

    I'm also working on some video production stuff.

    Great question!
     
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