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Retro Photo

November 19, 2011

There are so few photos of me in which my teeth are apparent. Photo by Yann Feron.

Bullish: What To Do When Some Jerky McJerkface Takes Credit For Your Ideas

November 19, 2011

Bullish Life: 5 Ways To Improve Your Life In 5 Minutes

November 19, 2011

Jen Teaches a 3-Day GRE Bootcamp Nov 18-20

November 8, 2011

Manhattan GRE’s three-day boot camp is a program designed for students who have strong math backgrounds and/or have been studying for the GRE for at least one month.

This three-day course (Friday evening, Sat/Sun afternoon) includes two full-length practice tests (Sat/Sun morning).

The course includes a complete set of our 8 Strategy Guides, plus access to 6 online practice exams.

Course Details
Date: Friday, November 18th – Sunday, November 20th
Location: 138 W. 25th St (our NYC center)
Price: $590

Meet the Instructor

Instructor:Jen Dziura

Jennifer Dziura is Manhattan GRE’s Blog Editor and Lead Content Developer. She has scored perfectly on the GRE twice, has written or contributed to more than 10 published test prep books, and is the author of Manhattan GRE’s 500 Essential Words and 500 Advanced Words flashcard sets. In her M.S. in Education program, she worked on projects relating to using research into the brain to decrease stress and enhance learning and memory. She has helped over 2,000 people master the content for the GRE and other exams. Jennifer uses her obviously copious spare time to co-host an adult spelling bee.

More Info Here

Bullish Life: What I Learned From Being Captain of My College Debate and Boxing Teams (At the Same Time!)

November 8, 2011

The Dark Knight is rising 40 meters from my front door

November 6, 2011

When I first moved into my Wall Street apartment, I often commented that the view from my balcony was “very Gotham City.”

The other day, I came home from work to find this:

At first, I thought, “Oh, those poor protestors!” Until I saw that the truck said, “Gotham Police Department.”

This was filmed within two blocks of my front door:

More on-set pics here.

I mean, I walk here every day. That green sign is part of the Museum of Finance, which is next to my subway stop. The day that this was filmed, police barricades (the NYPD cars just mingle with the Gotham cars around here right now) kept me away from Christian Bale and also away from any normal way to get to work on time.

A Brief Glimpse of My Recent Dinner Party

November 6, 2011

All heirloom tomatoes want is a little sea salt. All miniature tacos want is to exist.

Bullish: To Give Up or Not to Give Up? A Column About Bankruptcy

November 6, 2011

The Williamsburg Spelling Bee Begins Anew, January 2nd

November 3, 2011

Monday, Jan 2

The Williamsburg Spelling Bee
Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn
(Lorimer St. between Frost and Richardson / L or G train to Lorimer)

From “broccoli” to “triskaidekaphobia,” come test out your spelling in a bar backroom filled with smart people and beer. Free, open to all (21+). Signup begins at 7pm — first 18 people get to play. Three-strikes-you’re-out policy means more participation for everyone. Hosted by founder bobbyblue and comedian Jen Dziura. Winners get nerdy prizes and qualify for the annual Finals.

Pete’s: 718-302-3770