Failing

To be honest, I don’t want to write this post. I really, really don’t want to publish this post. But the thing is, I look back at my posts about applying to Master’s programs, and I realize that they’re drastically different from my experience applying to PhD programs. Both in applying and in hearing back. […]

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What’s Going On

I’m always a little ashamed of these posts, because of course they mean that I haven’t blogged in a long time. They also mean, however, that I’m back with a vengeance. So, hello! I’m back. Cue the traditional theme music: My second (and final) semester of my history Master’s program has just begun. And guess […]

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The College of William and Mary

Hey! I got accepted! I couldn’t think of a less abrupt way to open this post.  I tried. On February 10 I got the call.  Up until the graduate director actually said “the history department has selected you for admission,” I thought he was going to tell me I was waitlisted or not accepted at […]

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How to Do Well on the GRE

As you know, I took the GRE twice last Fall.  And also once three years ago when I first knew I wanted to go to graduate school and then decided to wait, but that’s a different story. Studying for the GRE is A Process, especially when you’ve been out of school for a few years and […]

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What’s Going On

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Here’s the traditional background music while we catch up: Two weeks ago, with as little pomp and circumstance as I could get away with — I didn’t even tell my sister — I retook the GRE.  You’ll remember that I wasn’t happy with my scores the first time around, […]

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Circa 2012

I’ve rediscovered the following document hidden in the bowels of what I call my “Business Related Random” folder. My Goals/Plans/Expectations/Desires Written on the 30th of September, in the year of Our Lord 2012. [Yeah, I’m weird even when journaling]  Immediately following college, I want to get a job. Not just a Target kind of job, […]

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Friday

Bad Hamlet My friend Kay and I went to see Taffety Punk Theatre Company’s production of Hamlet: The First Quarto on Wednesday.  The production value was fantastic for $15, and it was interesting to see the differences between the First Quarto and the later Quarto and Folio (unpolished “To Be or Not to Be,” two guys […]

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