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Skip to 0 minutes and 7 seconds Hope I’m in the right place.

Skip to 0 minutes and 9 seconds It says 11:00 AM, lab. Shouldn’t miss the first lecture.

Skip to 0 minutes and 13 seconds Come on, 8:00 AM on a Monday, what are we, farmers?

Skip to 0 minutes and 26 seconds Definitely international. Look busy, look busy. >> Okay, I got it, phi beta bro. You don’t wanna talk. >> Probably wants to talk about soccer. Then he would correct me and say futball. And it’s always downhill from there.

Skip to 0 minutes and 46 seconds >> [FOREIGN]

Skip to 0 minutes and 54 seconds [FOREIGN], and they will probably have trouble understanding my English.

Skip to 1 minute and 8 seconds >> I hope Johnson is in this lab section. >> I hope I’m not the only white guy in this class. >>

Skip to 1 minute and 30 seconds >> Whew, just made it. My name’s Ella, it’s pronounced like it’s spelled, E-L-L-A. >> Well, unless you’re Spanish. >> I’m Sebastian. >> Get out of here, you mean from like, The Little Mermaid? >> Yeah, I guess. >> I’m named after a Disney character, too. >> Well no, I’m not named after- >> It’s Ella, get it, like Cinderella? I just love Disney, don’t you? >> She seems [LAUGH] interesting. >> Under the sea, under the sea. >>

Skip to 2 minutes and 18 seconds >> Only black guy, what’s new? >> While we devoting full time to floating under the sea.

Skip to 2 minutes and 42 seconds >> Dude, Fernando. >> Hey man, I was hoping you were gonna be in this section. >> Judson. >> Hey, sea bass, he’s my BGR buddy. You know Fernando? >> No, not really. >> We played football in high school together >> Like tackle football? >> What other kinda football is there? Dude’s got a laser for a right arm, all conference QB. >> Wow, really cool. You a Colts fan? >> I believe in blue, baby. >> Nice. >> We should sit next to Sebastian, he got a perfect on his SATs. >> Really? >> Not really, I got ten points short of a perfect score. >> We’re sitting by you.

Skip to 3 minutes and 28 seconds >> You like chess? >> What? >> Chess, you like to play? >> Yes, I like to play chess, do you? >> Yes, I do. May I ask a question? >> Ask away. >> Is this the lab for the honors section of Engineering 141? >> I hope it is, or I’m in the wrong place.

Skip to 3 minutes and 57 seconds >> Hey, you know anything about this Professor Carol Andrews? >> Well, she’s the professor of this section. >> Funny, but did she say anything about this section? >> She wasn’t there. Don’t tell me Mr. Genius missed Monday’s lecture?

Skip to 4 minutes and 28 seconds >> [FOREIGN] >> Who’s this guy?

Skip to 4 minutes and 34 seconds >> Now that definitely does not look like a Carol. >> Maybe it’s Carl? >> One day when the boss gets hungry, guess who’s gonna be on the plate, uh-oh.

Skip to 4 minutes and 48 seconds >> First thing’s first, yes, my first name is Carol. It’s a family name of Polish descent where Carol is more common as a male name. Now that you know about me, let’s hear a little bit about you. So tell me your first name, where you’re from, and your first impression when you walked into this classroom. Don’t be shy, who wants to go first?

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