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Blog of Abnormally Aberrant

What Up, What's Haapnin'

Posted by aberrant, in Life, Grad School App 10 April 2012 · 1,082 views

-- Update irregularly --  Obivously , I started playing this game called "The Waiting Game" after submitting all of my grad school applications few weeks ago. Like many others, I was hoping to get e-mails or phone calls regarding my applications - ideally for interviews/acceptances, of course. Unlike some of the users at the forum that check thei...

Roller Coaster

Posted by aberrant, in Life, Grad School App 22 February 2012 · 1,016 views

Had an emotional roller coaster ride this week. Earlier in the week I went to visit a school at NY. While they spell out everything about how great the school is, the city and everything, it became an unachievable illusion as I received a rejection letter from that school. I have to be honest that I didn't see it coming, as I personally felt that most...

Lazy Day Afternoon

Posted by aberrant, in Life, Grad School App 21 January 2012 · 351 views

Instead of updating this week summary on my previous entry (regarding my post-submission life), I decided to write a brand new entry to dedicate my first interview after a multiple rejections streak, after watching how Bolton murdered Liverpool 3:1.Why Lazy Day Afternoon? Because this is actually what my life is now. Free of fear, free of paranoid, I can...


Posted by aberrant, in Grad School App 10 December 2011 · 611 views

It is half-time of the El Classico  . So I might as well do something other than sitting here and waiting for the half-time to be over. Here is my timeline from the beginning to the end of my application (a.k.a. submission.)[Spring / Summer 2010]I talked to 2 of my letter of recs (LOR) that I am applying grad school in Fall 2011. (What the... a year befor...

POV of abberant on Grad School App

Posted by aberrant, in Grad School App 10 December 2011 · 458 views
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"Success always comes when preparation meets opportunity""Before anything else, preparation is the key to success."Alexander Graham Bell (I have no idea who he is)You get the idea.I started writing my statements in June/July of 11'. Mainly because I know my schedule in Fall will be extremely hectic, plus the fact that my statements req...

Introduction of... Aberrant

Posted by aberrant, in Intro 10 December 2011 · 297 views

Good morning from the west side, roughly 80 miles from Nuthin' But a G Thang .This is my first blog (apparently) on my road to [s]be rejected by  grad school.A short introduction of myself, aberrant, in bullet points:Lurk around the gradcafe  for awhile since the summer of 11' until late September.Am applying biochemistry / biophysics / molecular...

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