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I'm a grad student. And a mom.

As I mentioned in my previous post, I am getting ready to enter my first year of graduate school this fall. While I am extremely excited and appropriately nervous about my new beginnings, I also have something that weighs pretty heavily on my mind. 705 more words


Writing Survival Kit: What is in Yours?

A few days ago I encountered a writing prompt urging me to consider what I might place in my metaphorical writing “survival kit”–a list of those items without which writing, for me, would become difficult or cumbersome. 573 more words

Literary Pursuits

Final Internship Report

This summer I did my internship. It turned into a rip-roaring encounter with very aggressive deadlines. I did not know if any of it could be attained: but I did it. 1,261 more words

Graduate School

Monday Mania!

I spent the weekend balls deep in school work. One more week to go and this semester is over. Only 5 semesters left…

To get me into the mood for being awesome today, I’ve listened to this song on an almost endless loop. 255 more words


Anyone Can Make An Impact On Anyone

Every morning I wake up to two quotes from different apps – one from “yoga quotes” and the other from “quote of the day”. ¬†Sometimes I feel like they have nothing to do with my life, and probably never will. ¬† 699 more words

Life In Progress

Funding: 2014 Abe Fellowship Competition

2014 Abe Fellowship Competition (Deadline: September 1, 5PM)


The Abe Fellowship is designed to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The Abe Fellowship Program seeks to foster the development of a new generation of researchers who are interested in policy-relevant topics of long-range importance and who are willing to become key members of a bilateral and global research network built around such topics. 196 more words


Millennials: Three Questions to Probe Before You Pursue Your Next Job

The days of randomly applying to job postings that may or may not be relevant to your skill set and education are long over after you land your first real job out of college. 688 more words