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Graduate School...in Europe?

So as of this morning I have an offer of admission to the MA Peace and Conflict Studies program from the University of Kent.

And, it’s a joint program with Marburg University in Germany, so I’d be spending my first year in England and the second in Germany. 167 more words


Making bad choices? Blame decision fatigue!

I’ve finally come to realize that I make my best decisions in the morning and my worst decisions in the afternoon or evening. The reason for this is a phenomenon called… 342 more words

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Graduate School Decision. . .maybe?

So as of today, I mailed in my enrollment deposit for the University of Washington (Seattle’s) Masters in International Relations program with an area focus on the Middle East and a field focus on Conflict studies. 144 more words


4 ways a cohort model can help graduate students succeed

Definition: A cohort is a group of people banded together or treated as a group.

As opposed to a traditional graduate program where students are expected to change courses every semester, a cohort engages a tight knit…

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Moms and babies: Maintaining academic productivity while a mother is not a zero-sum game

My friend Dr. Andrea Kirkwood contacted me on Twitter this morning to direct me to this post at The Guardian. In it a new mother talks about her dismay when several of her colleagues judged her for “taking time off” for maternity leave and held her to higher expectations upon her return to graduate school. 714 more words

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Emily's and Skyler's Reasons for Getting a Master's Degree

Emily Owens and Skyler McCreary are guest blogging today.  They are currently in the Graduate Reading program at HU and have had a great experience.  Below are reasons that they are glad they have taken the leap into graduate school. 516 more words

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Reality Setting In

I’m slowly coming to terms with, what is soon to be, my new reality.

I have 16 more days of classes left in my senior year of my undergraduate degree. 921 more words

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