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About OptimiscallyAnxious

  • Rank
    Double Shot

Profile Information

  • Gender
  • Location
  • Interests
    Stereotypes, bias, prejudice, social hierarchies within groups
  • Application Season
    2017 Fall
  • Program
    Social Psychology, PhD; Criminology PhD
  1. Thank you so much. I think you are right, this is an opportunity to just start fresh in this new point in my life. I'll continue to try to have this perspective.
  2. Thank you @Levon3 but it still hasn't hit me. It still doesn't feel real.
  3. Well it is official, my 5+ year relationship is over. I think I'm numb because I don't even feel sad, yet. Maybe I need more time for it to actually sink in. I just wish it wasn't happening right before I'm set to leave for a research trip abroad and as I try to get ready to start grad school this fall.
  4. Congratulations on your acceptance!
  5. Congratulations!!!!
  6. Statement of Intent and housing application turned in. Now I'm just getting ready for my summer research internship abroad. Everything seems to have fallen into place and I am extremely grateful and fortunate to have been surrounded by such a wonderful support system during this very stressful time. I will never be able to adequately express my appreciation to all those people who have helped me during this daunting process. 

  7. I would love to do the Fulbright research program one day. However, I will be starting my Ph.D. program this fall and after talking to the department they suggested the best time for me to participate would be after my 3rd year once core classes and comprehensive exams are out of the way. In the meantime I'll live vicariously through all of you going through the application process. Best of luck to all of you this upcoming application cycle.
  8. Congratulations, I love seeing good news like this posted. Thank you for sharing they joy with the rest of us.
  9. Congratulations!!!! I'm beyond happy for you and grateful that you shared this exciting news with all of us.
  10. I'm not even an applicant (yet) I just love seeing how excited you all are about this program and the opportunity to travel abroad. I hope to participate in the program and share in the experience one day.
  11. Congratulations and thank you for sharing the wonderful news.
  12. Oh no! I'm so sorry about the recommendation letters. I hope that by some miracle you are able to get recommendation letters before the deadline.
  13. I'm sorry, but I wish you all the very best of luck on your application cycle next year. I'm sure you've learned a lot through the process this time around to help you with your future applications.
  14. Woohoo congratulations on your conference acceptance!!!
  15. Not a classic but I just purchased the book, Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman Ohler. I think the interest in the book fits in with my undergraduate majors psychology and criminology. I can't wait to get it and start reading.