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Senior Wisdom: Ron Gejman

Name, school: Ron Gejman, CC

Claim to fame: Computer nerd extraordinaire! No, but really, I ran CULPA for the past couple years and revamped it a bit (remember what it used to look like?). I also designed the super-graphic—but ridiculously effective—posters that got put up all over campus during Ahmadinejad week.

Where are you going? I’m going to work in a lab for a year in NYC while I apply to MD-PhD programs. Wish me luck!

Three things you learned at Columbia:

  1. CU Housing doesn’t understand rules of grammar and consequently interprets its own rules incorrectly.
  2. The walk from Butler to EC at sunrise after finishing a paper is GLORIOUS.
  3. Reading week is the best time to work on all the important things you neglected all semester because you finally have something more important to neglect.

Justify your existence in 30 words or less: I got tickets to both Ahmadinejad and Obama-McCain. I was clearly placed on Earth for a reason.

Would you rather give up oral sex or cheese? You can take the lactase away from the man, but you can’t take the man away from his cheese.

Any advice for the Class of 2014?

  1. Make a group of close friends early on and stick with them all four years.
  2. Learn how to teach. Find a way to tutor, TA or lecture. You will not regret the time commitment and it will impact EVERY aspect of your life for the better.
  3. Make friends with seniors every year. They know what’s up and are a great source of advice.

Any regrets? Not sleeping on the roof of SIPA or ever participating in Holi.

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35 Comments

  • See says:

    @See Actually has a job and is going for a MD-PHD. This is what a Columbia student should be. THANK YOU BWOG.

    1. but... says:

      @but... dry, much?

    2. yeah! says:

      @yeah! AND HE LOVES HIS MOMMA!

    3. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous “should be” ??? Ugh. What do you care? Would you rather a school where everyone was the same?

      I’m a senior and I don’t have a long term job lined up. I’m gonna work a few small things for a bit and try to do what I love. People like you, I think, are afraid of life.

    4. I'm says:

      @I'm just going to say it. I hate you. (Idiot troll, not Ron…Ron, you’re great).

    5. Honestly says:

      @Honestly Suck a Dick.

      You probably just need to live cathartically through senior wisdoms because your life is going nowhere.

      I hope whatever infarct you got that made you decide you were the absolute judge of valuable people kills you.

      1. Don't you mean says:

        @Don't you mean vicariously?

        1. um says:

          @um …yes

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Good luck Ron! See you at the Virology final. oh yeah, good TA; I may have blocked Mowshowitz from my memories, but I don’t forget my TA’s.

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous good guy. good guy

  • RON IS BEST says:

    @RON IS BEST Chad Kia forever!

    1. also in lit hum says:

      @also in lit hum Chad Kia was a mess but it was awesome that he took us to see 300 at the IMAX theater

  • He is... says:

    @He is... hairy jew-fro man.

  • I actually says:

    @I actually don’t know this kid, but this advice–WORD. As a fellow senior, he knows his shit. Listen up froshies.

  • anon says:

    @anon did you hear about that Ron Gejman?

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Looks like Seth Rogan in Superbad.

  • RON!! says:

    @RON!! Ron is awesome!!! total great guy! so for all you McDouches trying to find something clever to say at his expense, save it.

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous oh boy… cheese indeed. too much information. vomit vomit

  • Nope says:

    @Nope Definitely regretting TAing as I grade pointless homeworks instead of studying/enjoying the weather.

    Word on the MD-PhD though. Good luck!

  • He is... says:

    @He is... ?

  • HOLI says:

    @HOLI holi holi holi holi yayyy

  • holi says:

    @holi you can always do holi next year while you do research in nyc!

    goodluck with the md-phd!

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous super jew fro and a future doctor- ron gejman’s a catch, ladies.

    1. hahahaha says:

      @hahahaha hey lay off Sara…Love gets to the best of us…

  • woah says:

    @woah a senior wisdom post without controversy. i am shocked! :O

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Intelligent, driven, and also surprisingly down to earth. A rare quality, and I’m honored to be his friend.

  • i think . . . says:

    @i think . . . i gave him a massage during midterm mental health break, it was magical.

  • Ron Gejman was my TA. says:

    @Ron Gejman was my TA. He brought us candy! Ron is baller.

  • Ron says:

    @Ron is awesome. I’ve only met him a couple of times, but he seems so chill, especially with all of his accomplishments.

  • This man says:

    @This man makes a mean shakshuka.

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous He is a great TA and has an amazing future ahead of him! Congrats!

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous I hear he’s hung like a moose… Anyone care to speculate as to the truth of that assertion? Anyone know?

  • yep says:

    @yep my vjj is wet for ron

  • The real senior wisdom says:

    @The real senior wisdom should be to stay off culpa, it’s far too biased to get any good information

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous The succubus post was deleted, but you kept a “which bitch would you rather marry?” post up? Oh well.

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