Since the results of my graduate school search and GAship hunt came through, I was able to move my whole focus to completing my undergraduate studies. Senioritis was challenging to fend off at times, especially knowing I had so much set in place already for post-graduation. In the end, though, I spent every ounce of … More One degree down
It’s been an entire week since the end of my Preview Days whirlwind tour—I spent two days in Chicago, followed immediately by three days in Seattle, and then right back home to San Francisco. (If we’re keeping count of the cities I’ve touched down in the last 6 months, we have: London, Amsterdam, San Francisco, Chicago, … More Post-Preview Days: The low-down
Reading my post from last month feels strange because so much has changed in about 30 days. The current graduate school process for me stands as follows: UConn: Rejected. I got this admission decision first, and I’d be lying if I said my confidence wasn’t a little bruised. I knew it was a challenging school to get … More February: Moving forward
It’s 2015. The year I graduate from undergrad, and, hopefully, have the opportunity to head off to a HESA program. Today’s January 1st, which means I’ll officially hear back from graduate schools this month about admission and possible interviews next month. Everything’s about to happen! In the meantime, I’ve almost completed all the necessary cover letters … More January: It’s go-time.
All my personal statements are done. I’m sitting on my thumbs, too afraid to hit “submit” on those last couple of applications. I know I’ll be submitting the applications. I know deadlines are soon. Something inside of me holds me back from completing stage one. I identify as a recovering perfectionist. Before university, I beat … More Sitting on my thumbs