Author Archives: Julianne Vega

About Julianne Vega

I am currently a third year graduate student at the University of Kentucky and a Graduate Scholar in Mathematics. Prior to studying at UK, I was a middle school math teacher at a progressive, independent school in Alexandria, VA.

Challenge by Choice: How to gain power in your own education

Hidden deep within the jungle of demands for graduate students is one unspoken, yet clearly important goal: become your own advisor. This painfully mysterious mission was once again apparent in a recent conversation that I had. As is typical when I … Continue reading

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Creating a Successful Learning Environment

Welcome to graduate school. Here, we will find ourselves immersed in a subject that inspires us. Here, we will become engaged in conversation with masters of the field. Here, we will be mentored into a community to which we will … Continue reading

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