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Academicat

WOOT! I just accepted an invitation to join Sweetland's Digital Rhetoric Collaborative Graduate Fellow Cohort for the upcoming school year! Any other GCers doing this?
Today, 04:38 PM
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    Roll Right
    What is that?

    Today, 04:39 PM
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    Academicat
    It's this: http://www.digitalrhetoriccollaborative.org/about/
    Today, 05:03 PM
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VulpesZerda

Am I the only one who gets extremely nervous sending emails to potential advisors? I've been reading this professor's work for years so emailing her caused my anxiety to go through the roof lol
Yesterday, 05:33 PM
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    Dedi
    I was more excited than anxious to receive a reply from POIs, especially in my later emails. Idk, I'm used to emailing professors at my university. I didn't think this was too much different in terms of language snd structure.
    Today, 04:32 AM
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    Gvh
    Ha! Lucky you. Unfortunately for me, my current PI sends me selfies while on vacation, so I'm a little out of practice when it comes to formal introductions...
    Today, 05:34 AM
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    ss2player
    ^ And my current PI can barely use Teh Google. What a world we live in. :)
    Today, 03:20 PM
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vyte08

One year preparing for to be good enough to grad school.
Yesterday, 02:20 PM
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spectastic

let's disable their missiles and underground tunnels by bombing the civilians and their only power supply...
Yesterday, 10:56 AM
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spectastic

rule of thumb to company paid meals. pick the second or third most expensive thing on the menu so you can get the best meal without looking like a douchebag
Yesterday, 04:29 AM
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arthritiskid

I got my orientation schedule! Crazy that it's getting close!
Jul 29 2014 09:53 PM
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DeafAudi

2 days of work until camping in the mountains followed by actually moving to the mountains!
Jul 29 2014 05:48 PM
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NavyMom

I just got the job offer I wanted!!!!!
Jul 28 2014 09:30 PM
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    Munashi
    Way to go, that's awesome news!
    Jul 29 2014 02:12 PM
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    Threeboysmom
    Okay so this is good news for you! Great!
    Jul 29 2014 02:54 PM
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    ahlatsiawa
    That is awesome! And respect for working and studying at the same time.
    Jul 29 2014 03:29 PM
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LittleDarlings

Going into panic mode about school again
Jul 28 2014 04:27 PM
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    Maleficent999
    I'm right there with you.
    Jul 29 2014 08:58 PM
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    RBWilliams
    I go back and forth cause of pre-class assignments to do. Just trying to do a little bit daily.

    Yesterday, 02:39 AM
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    LittleDarlings
    I need to buy at least one of the books to start the first module for the first day of class
    Yesterday, 12:52 PM
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Lifesaver

Man, I'm bored. Moving early wasn't such a good idea.
Jul 28 2014 03:13 PM
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    Academicat
    Meetup.com?
    Yesterday, 02:27 PM
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    Lifesaver
    I went to two new groups over the course of the three weeks I've been here. I even went to the first group a second time. Problem is, it's painfully awkward. I am very social and enjoy meeting new people, but it seems like the new people aren't as open to new-comers. Only a few will introduce themselves, most don't want to have a conversation with the new girl, etc. It's awkward and uncomfortable, but I'm still getting out there and trying to make it work.
    Yesterday, 10:44 PM
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    Academicat
    It's difficult, but NOLA is a big city, so you'll meet someone who understands your awkward soon.

    Yesterday, 11:14 PM
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LittleDarlings

Ain't it fun, living in the real world?
Jul 28 2014 11:54 AM
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    Academicat
    Maybe I'm weird, but I like being an adult way more than I liked being a teenager. Decisions carry more weight now, but life is way less stressful otherwise.
    Yesterday, 02:45 PM
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ahlatsiawa

Happy Eid to all Muslims on GradCafe!
Jul 28 2014 03:15 AM
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Threeboysmom

29 days...making the most of it.
Jul 27 2014 11:46 PM
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    gk210
    same!
    Jul 28 2014 05:06 AM
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    NavyMom
    Same here! Cant believe how close we are!
    Jul 28 2014 10:59 PM
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    Threeboysmom
    I know the time is quickly approaching.
    Jul 29 2014 02:56 PM
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Quantum Buckyball

smell like someone is getting fired soon :-)
Jul 27 2014 10:22 PM