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If I get a PhD, should I expect a broken heart too?

When I started as a doctoral student in 2012, I attended a slew of orientation sessions at the university. Among other signposts, like preparing the first year proposal, and how to access your research funding, I heard not once, but on a number of occasions that in the PhD process, it could be expected that your personal romantic partnerships might fall apart. 688 more words


Remarks from a Future Doctor

Hey Family,

I apologize for my absence lately.  I’m actually writing this in my hotel room in Orlando. I’m currently wrapping up my final day at my second  729 more words

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Gulf Coast Communities Mark Ten Years Since Katrina

On August 29, communities across the Gulf Coast stopped to mark the ten-year anniversary of the storm that changed the landscape of Louisiana, Mississippi, and coastal Alabama. 457 more words


6Sided Doctoral Graduation Tam Black Velvet with a Gold

Everyone has seen the traditional high school graduation supplies and apparel, which include the cap, gown, and a tassel. Not many people know too much about the tassel, though; it actually has quite a bit of meaning behind it. 211 more words