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Asian Studies Masters



T-minus 12 days.

Posted by Fell4Ever, 03 August 2012 · 2,244 views

This might just be my last blog post here on The Grad Cafe, and it is an exciting turn of events. How I went from a 'decaf' lurker to a Master's Student is certainly a trek I will not soon forget. I still wake up some days just wondering how I got into such a great program when everyone just seemed to out-qualify me, but there are those days w...


Its all about to START soon.

Posted by Fell4Ever, 10 June 2012 · 559 views
Asian Studies, maapps, mapps and 2 more...
I leave for Vancouver Canada on August 15th, 2012 at around 7:20 AM from Newark Liberty International Airport and land at around 10:30 AM local time. August cannot come soon enough. Everything is falling in place, and the more I get done, the longer each day becomes. Its just like how it was when I was six and it was 3 days from Christmas... the waiting g...


Getting Ready for Grad School

Posted by Fell4Ever, 08 March 2012 · 974 views
Asian Studies, maapps, mapps and 2 more...
So now that I've been accepted into both the schools I applied for (Still in shock), its time for me to figure everything else out - like how to get to school, how to pay for school, etc. I went to a Seton Hall "Meet the Dean and Faculty" meeting, which was a big mistake. Since the beginning I was pretty set on going to UBC, but this meeting g...


Got Into Dream School

Posted by Fell4Ever, 25 February 2012 · 1,293 views
acceptance, got in and 6 more...
I. Did. It~ I am officially done with the application period for 2012! Summary : I initially set off with the idea of applying to about 5-6 schools, but once I realized that application fees were around $100 each, I backed off fast. And then when I found TheGradCafe  things just got worse. I saw the pure competitive nature of getting into on of t...


Done Applying. Not Done Worrying.

Posted by Fell4Ever, 10 January 2012 · 629 views

This post is going to be as much for me as it is for anyone who read this. I'm getting so close to the final decision point: And. I. Am. Going. Insane.  Let's go full circle with my craziness:I have officially been accepted for the Masters in Asian Studies at Seton Hall University - one of the two schools I've applied for. They have rolling a...


So much Progress

Posted by Fell4Ever, 06 December 2011 · 354 views

My applications are complete! Kind of...UBC has everything submitted, but their website says I am missing a few things. Its lying though. At least I think it is haha.Seton Hall has ALMOSt everything completed. One of my professors didn't submit his Letter of Rec to this school. Why JUST this school I have no idea. Maybe beacuse it was burried in h...


One school down... kinda

Posted by Fell4Ever, 12 November 2011 · 370 views
first school, first application
Greetings from rainy and cold Tokyo~I'm definitely a little byouki (病気)(sick) right now, so I decided to take the night off, stay in, and work on some applications/be lazy. I officially sent in my first graduate school application to... Seton Hall's Whitehead School of Diplomacy!!! I am applying for a Joint Masters in Asian Studies and...


Do I even want to go to Grad School?

Posted by Fell4Ever, 04 November 2011 · 915 views

";akljdf;aksjdf;laksjdf" would do a really good job at summarizing how I feel right now. Now that I have my GRE scores, I've really been thinking about if I really even want to Graduate School. Its not that my scores were bad ( 161/155/5.0 ), but its just my way of going about them. I was hoping that my scores would either be "Super Awesom...


Stagnation

Posted by Fell4Ever, 22 October 2011 · 277 views

Ugh... I did pretty well at first, this application season. I managed to get my three professors to agree to write me Letters of Recs this summer for one thing, and then I even took my GRE in August. (It is totally killing me that I do not have my scores yet. If I knew they were low, I could just stop and give up haha!) But now that the only things I...


Procrastination: My Enemy

Posted by Fell4Ever, 16 October 2011 · 369 views

Introduction  Nice to meet you ^_^ I am currently an Asian Studies undergrad at an American university in Tokyo, Japan. This semester will be my last and I will graduating in December, and will afterwards return to my home in New Jersey, USA. I love school (the discussions more than the homework) and it was never a question of whether or not I would atten...





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