Author Archives: Lila Greco

About Lila Greco

I am a first year graduate student at Cornell University. I received my BA in mathematics at Kenyon College, a small liberal arts college in Gambier, Ohio. I am studying probability (probably).

How Failing to Meet My Goals Made Me Happier

At the beginning of this semester I set some goals for myself. The previous semester had been stressful, and I wanted to become a better, healthier, happier, more efficient version of myself. My goals included things like “be on campus … Continue reading

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Making the Transition from Liberal Arts to Graduate School

When I started graduate school, I found myself in an unexpected minority: I was the only student in my cohort of 12 who had gotten my math major at a small liberal arts college. Everyone else had gone to a … Continue reading

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