Takin’ Names, Writin’ a Prospectus

Yesterday was a long day of writing very little. Perhaps it’s the similarity between a prospectus and a statement of purpose, like those requested by all graduate schools, internships, study abroad programs, fellowship applications, etc. etc. and so forth. “In 500 words or less, please tell us the meaning of Life, the Universe, and Everything.Continue reading “Takin’ Names, Writin’ a Prospectus”

Grass Two-Con: productivity starts now

Just when you thought computer filters had jumped the shark, made like a flip phone, and gone the way of the penny gumball, a new development in Internet Addiction Management proves they’re still in it to win it. Announcing the unveiling of Grass Two-Con, the revolutionary new version of Parental Controls developed uniquely for graduateContinue reading “Grass Two-Con: productivity starts now”

On Procrastination

This morning I came across a fascinating article about procrastination, something with which I think every graduate student is on first-name basis. It’s called Later: What We Can Learn from Procrastination, by James Surowiecki in The New Yorker, and as a four-page article, it’s also a great procrastination tool. Check it out! My favorite line:Continue reading “On Procrastination”