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Best Practices?

So this past school year (particularly the spring semester), I experimented with having a really specific schedule. It included everything from classes to meals to homework time to grocery shopping, and so on. 820 more words

Grad School

The Power of the Mentor

By Zameena Mejia

A couple of weeks ago, the New York Times Sunday Review section featured a piece titled, “What’s the Point of a Professor? 667 more words


Next week I will be in my new apartment.


I am finishing my packing. I think I am doing a good job, and will have things ready to go by the time I pick up the truck on Sunday. 453 more words

PhD Student

How to Work Full-Time and Go to Graduate School

After more than five years of late nights, busy weekends and overall hard work, I earned my Master’s degree earlier this month. During the entire process, I worked full-time (among other activities that constitute a fairly busy existence). 717 more words


And now

Back to our regularly scheduled programming. For the most part. I actually quite enjoyed doing those RA posts this past semester, so you may keep seeing those. 156 more words

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Travel Journal?

May 26, 2015 — Expectations, Appearances, and Reality

I spoke with my grandmother this morning—my dad’s mom—and she had an interesting admission to make to me. 521 more words

Kristina Elyse Butke: Witness to "The Great Work"

We’ve been moving into our new house for the past four days, but I wanted to take a moment to share this. Kristina was my grad school critique partner and is a wonderful writer in her own right. 18 more words