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Getting things done!

Ok, I admit it. The title is kind of ironic! Given that I haven’t written anything in a long time I am not the most appropriate person to talk about commitment. 1,571 more words


Unsolicited Advice for New PhD Students

If you’re reading this, you probably know that mental illness is a common problem in academia. Thankfully, it’s becoming more acceptable for scholars to talk about this openly, and to acknowledge its power as a barrier to academic success. 753 more words


Sacher cake, Gemütlichkeit, and a dissertation grant: What it feels like for a PhD student in Austria

Established in 1365 by Duke Rudolph IV, the University of Vienna is the oldest German-speaking university of the world, second only to the Charles University in Prague (whose German branch, ironically enough, no longer exists today). 894 more words

You & Your PhD

What am I doing blogging?

I really should be using this time to write my PhD after all I don’t have much time before my deadline. I also have a life full of little boys I call sons that I love and want to spend some of this little time I have with. 379 more words

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9 Months of My PhD Life (A Story of a Student Mom)

“Dear child, I’m not telling you it is going to be easy. I’m telling you it is going to be worth it”

Kembali lagi dengan tulisan bertemakan kehidupan sebagai mahasiswa S3. 1,027 more words


Summer's end

Now that I have finally returned from everywhere and am able to sleep in my own bed for more than 2 days it is time to play catch up.   223 more words


Now I am officially a Dr. Am I an adult yet?

I have been in post secondary education for ten years. Rather, I had been and now am finally finished. I can’t claim to have taken the long route, or even a circuitous one, and in general my progress has been marked with success which made it smoother and quicker, and yet, a decade is a long time. 480 more words

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