Category Archives: Grad School

  1. Impending Epistles

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    July 8, 2011 by Jen

    Two days ago, I did a very strange thing. I started writing a personal statement for my PhD applications. It …
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  2. Literary U

    June 20, 2011 by Jen

    This week, my sister got married! (!!!!!!!!) In the lead-up to the big day, I spent a lot of time …
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  3. Decal Art

    May 23, 2011 by Jen

    This week, I officially became an alumna of the graduate school. That meant getting my alumni library card and an …
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  4. Hooding Pictures

    May 22, 2011 by Jen

    I look like I’m in a lot of pain. So does the professor placing the hood on my neck. It’s …
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  5. The Big Day

    May 14, 2011 by Jen

    Today is the hooding ceremony for my MA in English Literature. Everything suddenly feels so intense and final. And exciting. …
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  6. No more 9-5s

    May 9, 2011 by Jen

    Apparently, the result of graduate school is that my new best working hours are 8-12 (omne die). This could be …
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  7. My Least Favorite Word

    May 4, 2011 by Jen

    You know how some people have these little habits that just get you down? Like Bernie… Well, sort of like …
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  8. The Defense Rap

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    April 14, 2011 by Jen

    What do you do when you’re preparing for a master’s thesis defense? I’ll tell you – you write a rap …
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  9. Alternate Career Possibilities

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    March 16, 2011 by Jen

    You’ve hit a special place in your thesis-writing career when researching replacement parts for your toilet is suddenly much more …
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  10. Thesis Defense Strategy 101

    February 4, 2011 by Jen

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