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Monthly Wrap

I can’t believe I’m coming on six months into my graduate program! On Monday, I’m going to be mailing in my third packet of work. I wanted to take a minute to explain how that works. 234 more words


Because of the graduate program I find myself in, I’ve learned and continue to think about many ideas and concepts.  It seems that the most prevalent, though, is this idea that I don’t truly know who I am.   1,348 more words


I did it! Officially a PhD Candidate!

The past few weeks months have been the most stressful times of my academic career. On November 16th, I successfully defended my original proposal in front of my preliminary committee and officially became a PhD candidate!!! 613 more words


The GOP Tax Plan isn't good for most Americans, including Graduate Students

86% of my income as a graduate student, goes towards bills. 

This percentage does not include gas expenses, cost of groceries, costs of books, or any other items. 304 more words

Do, Re, Mi, Fa, So Freakin' Done with Grad School

For those of you who aren’t keeping up with my blog or haven’t had the chance to read some of my most recent posts, I’ve had a love-hate relationship with my grad program over the last year. 898 more words


I Did The Math, And The Math *SUCKS*: The Threat of the US House Tax Plan

In case you hadn’t heard, graduate students are screwed.

I’m taking a break from the usual diary format of my blog because I’m not just speaking to my experiences this week. 970 more words

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Anybody Else?

Okay seriously guys I need to know if this is just me…

So I’m applying to doctorate programs (because apparently I hate myself—but actually I’ll make a post about that decision later) and I’m apply to eight schools (which depending on who you ask that is either a lot or totally normal. 293 more words

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