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The Final Days

My interview last week went well, I believe. I should be hearing back from them in a few days; they could not reply sooner due to Independence Day weekend. 326 more words


Up by the North Sea

Germany and I got off to sort of a bad start.  By the time I finally got that dratted SIM card set up, I was rather hating the country.  946 more words

Trainee Tuesday: When should I look for a new job?

Hello there bloggies! Welcome to Trainee Tuesday!

Usually, on Trainee Tuesday, I talk about things I have experienced myself as a trainee. That is no different today as I want to talk about something I’m struggling with now just over a year into my postdoctoral fellowship. 579 more words


I am undocumented- How do I pay for graduate school? (Part 1)

 This is definitely one of the top questions that I get asked by undocumented students who are considering going on to graduate school.  I understand your concerns- as an undocumented student myself, I, too, worried about paying for my bachelor’s, master’s, and now my doctorate degree.   1,231 more words


Grad School: Color-Coding

In the excitement leading up to starting graduate school, I’ll share a few posts about how I am currently organized / how I plan on being organized during grad school. 278 more words


Going to grad school in London: Making the choice, applying, visa preparations and what to do once you get to London

As I was getting ready to make the journey to London this time last year, I remember how amazing, scary and exciting it all was. I made sure to record as much as I could in hopes that I can help others along the way so here’s a re-post of some of what I did to get ready to go to grad school in London: 135 more words


A short treatise on bicycle paths

My first grad-school experience last summer (other than TA training) was suffering through a number of speeches at orientation, one of the most interminable of which was given by the mayor of the modest town that my university calls home. 203 more words