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      What can I get you? Chit-chat here!

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  3. Applying to Graduate School

    1. The April 15th is this week! Freak-out forum.

      You're not the only one who is confused as heck. If you have questions about how to accept or decline an offer, this is the place for you.

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      This is a new forum where users can ask a question and then any user vote on the best answers, which rise to the top.

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      No, checking your mail ten more times a day won't get the notice there any faster.

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    5. Teaching

      I have a TA position, now what?

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    6. Writing, Presenting and Publishing

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    7. Jobs

      Whoa. You're about to graduate. What now?!?!

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