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JJWS

Seven years of college down the drain... might as well join the #(?1/-)& peace corps.
Yesterday, 08:29 PM
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    ashiepoo72
    No one should begrudge you the time to be upset, but I sincerely hope you don't give up if this is what you really want to do.
    Yesterday, 08:39 PM
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Rose Tyler

Regretting the number of random emails I receive throughout the day. It jump every time I see that (1) next to my inbox only to realize that it's just spam.
Yesterday, 06:58 PM
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shadowclaw

I made shrimp tikka masala tonight, and it was AWESOME.
Yesterday, 03:19 AM
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LittleDarlings

Why is everyone in grad school either married or in relationships? Why do I have the displeasure of having to constantly meet them? Where are the fun people?!
Yesterday, 01:12 AM
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    MidwesternAloha
    My situation is opposite. I'm the only married person wherever I go.
    Yesterday, 04:37 PM
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    Aspireperspireinspire
    See; sometimes I wish I could be one of "the fun people." I'm glad I'm in a relationship, and I love my kids, but I don't have the time and energy to be "fun," and for that and other reasons it's kind of difficult relating to the people in my program who are only in their mid-to-late twenties and don't have kids.
    Yesterday, 05:26 PM
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    LittleDarlings
    I just don't like hanging out with married people I mean idk some are cool but I never want to hear abut their SO. I would also never intentionally hang out with a couple.
    Yesterday, 05:30 PM
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attackonthedoctor

I'm starting to fear that I won't have enough money to relocate to my program, especially since my job has started cutting everyone's hours. This is just fueling my anxiety. :-(
Mar 25 2015 11:39 PM
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    Munashi
    As a last-ditch effort, I've also heard of people applying for new credit cards with a 0% interest for the first 12 months to charge moving expenses to. Just make sure you pay it all off within 12 months if you go that route.
    Yesterday, 03:57 PM
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    kurayamino
    I would definitely ask if there's any way they could provide some funding before hand. Be frank with them and maybe they can shuffle some funding (say from a first summer) to this summer. Good luck!

    Yesterday, 05:04 PM
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    attackonthedoctor
    Thanks everyone! I'll look into these options. I'm going to give it a bit more time before asking outright. I could just be freaking out over nothing. Good luck to you all as well!
    Yesterday, 05:11 PM
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VulpesZerda

Only two programs left to hear from. One says they sent the email and it bounced back. The other invited me for a phone interview in February and hasn't returned my continued calls to set it up.
Mar 25 2015 09:27 PM
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    iphi
    Well you definitely don't want a program that blew you off for a month. You'll never be treated better than when a program is trying to woo you, so keep that in mind!
    Mar 25 2015 10:45 PM
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    TheMercySeat
    Isn't it remarkable how so many programs treat prospectives like trash?
    Mar 25 2015 11:10 PM
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    VulpesZerda
    Yeah I think I'm going to stop trying with that one. My advisor warned me that it was no good, but I figured I might need a back up. Turns out, I don't!
    Yesterday, 12:34 AM
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Catria

On my last visit, some quantum computing guy asked why there never were any applications to that school from my undergrad prior to this cycle...
Mar 25 2015 08:19 PM
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OneLove21

Just got through writing 21 pages of research related-papers in 3 nights (undergrad). The reason wasn't even procrastination lol...it just took lots of research. I need to get better at this before I start my Masters in the fall though...
Mar 25 2015 07:05 PM
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    Monochrome Spring
    The procrastination only gets worse. You just feel more guilty.
    Yesterday, 01:35 AM
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Monochrome Spring

Ditched an important meeting to get my partner the last limited edition Majora's Mask 3DS within an hour's drive. Worth.
Mar 25 2015 05:32 PM
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    Munashi
    That's real love, dude.
    Mar 25 2015 07:50 PM
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    Munashi
    Hope they like it!
    Mar 25 2015 07:51 PM
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    Sarochan
    That's got to be an exciting present to get! Hope they enjoy it, and that the meeting wasn't too critical.
    Mar 25 2015 10:27 PM
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dat_nerd

I got reviews back and I don't think either of my papers are going to be accepted. Sigh. Just gotta keep moving forward, right?
Mar 25 2015 03:10 PM
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    fuzzylogician
    Haters gonna hate. Good work eventually find its home. It just may take longer than we'd like.
    Mar 25 2015 05:40 PM
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RosyPosy68

My heart is with the families and friends of those in the Germanwings crash. Right now, we are all Germany and Spain.
Mar 25 2015 01:44 PM
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thatonegirloverthere

I can't believe I'm still waiting on this acceptance or denial. They said they would let us know in Feb. Then March. Now they are on spring break. And this is only for an interview. I don't want to feel bitchy but I feel like this is super unprofessional...
Mar 25 2015 05:46 AM
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TenaciousBushLeaper

It annoys me when people really have no idea what they're talking about yet, they still attempt to talk about it as if they know. Functional connectivity in no way shows "how different parts of the brain interact"
Mar 25 2015 02:30 AM
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ERR_Alpha

Married at first sight is so fascinating...
Mar 25 2015 01:13 AM
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    ERR_Alpha
    Except that one woman who isn't attracted to her husband... Eek
    Mar 25 2015 02:47 AM
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    Munashi
    I've been watching it as well! LD, do you know anything about how they pick participants? I've been curious. It seems like they're always choosing from NYC/NJ for some weird reason.
    Mar 25 2015 10:52 AM
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    LittleDarlings
    I just did an app they ask all this stuff about your ideal partner and age and stuff
    Mar 25 2015 09:40 PM
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AKCarlton

this week is my spring break cause my actual spring consisted of work for this week, ha!
Mar 25 2015 12:24 AM