Tag Archives: Grad School

Freedom in Failure

“Preliminary examination results: Fail. Please meet with your committee members to discuss your exam.” These are the words I have seen five out of the six times I’ve opened an envelope after pouring my soul into studying for a prelim … Continue reading

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Applying to grad school? Here’s what you need to know: Part I

I put together my grad school applications when I was studying abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia, which meant that they were cobbled together in a string of internet cafes, fueled by little more than espresso and impatience. I dashed off … Continue reading

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Hard Choices – Picking a Grad School

Well, it’s Galentine’s/Valentine’s Day weekend – or by the time I finish writing this maybe after, who knows – which means most graduate programs are busying beginning to send out acceptance decisions. For those of you who have received an … Continue reading

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