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AKCarlton

carving pumpkins with the cohort tonight!
Yesterday, 06:25 PM
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    smg
    fun...are you guys chipping your own blades?
    Yesterday, 06:47 PM
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    gk210
    omg how fun!! i wanna carve so bad
    Yesterday, 10:21 PM
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    AKCarlton
    haha, no SMG, we did not
    Today, 08:41 PM
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Monochrome Spring

My friend's foster dog attacked my face yesterday, and now I have a bruised jaw. I'm not upset with the dog at all, but I'd like to not be bruised for classes today.
Yesterday, 03:07 PM
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    Cookie
    It sounds scary. If you get broken skin, please go to the Dr! Feel better!

    Today, 03:44 AM
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    Academicat
    It's so early. Congrats!

    Yesterday, 11:19 AM
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    Articklish
    Huzzaaaah!!
    Yesterday, 01:41 PM
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    iphi
    Congrats!!
    Yesterday, 06:33 PM
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Nautiloid

I just realized that during this rotation I went almost 4 weeks without taking a single day off from lab work. What. Is. Wrong. With. Me.
Yesterday, 01:38 AM
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    ss2player
    Is your PI a hardass?
    Yesterday, 01:50 AM
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    Nautiloid
    Not particularly, but I don't think his lab is a great match for me anyway. Thank god this is just a rotation and not my thesis lab.
    Yesterday, 07:39 PM
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    ss2player
    No need to put in so much time then; give 'em the 20 hours and enjoy your weekends!
    Yesterday, 08:40 PM
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spectastic

so my roommate's computer desktop is on shuffle, and right now it's an x-ray of his hip that just happens to have included his dick
Yesterday, 12:33 AM
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spectastic

so my roommate's computer is on shuffle, and right now it's an x-ray of his hip that just happens to have included his dick
Yesterday, 12:32 AM
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Threeboysmom

Sick with bronchitis....
Oct 23 2014 11:42 PM
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zekariasmelaku@gmail.com

I graduated with a bachelor's degree, major in management information system, in Ethiopia from a not so much reputed private university.That would be back in 2006. But then, I worked very hard and make a very good career out of it working for an international research institutes and big projects funded by the Johns Hopkins University. Currently, I am working as a Database Administrator at the Capital Blue Cross. Three weeks ago, I've applied for a Masters in Computer Science at the...
Oct 23 2014 03:06 PM
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    proflorax
    not an SOP, but the start of a forum post: http://forum.thegradcafe.com/topic/58791-what-next/#entry1058171687

    User was probably just confused about where and how to post their questions.
    Oct 23 2014 05:02 PM
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    spectastic
    i was joking
    Oct 23 2014 10:19 PM
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    spectastic
    I make a lot of terrible jokes
    Oct 23 2014 10:19 PM
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ahlatsiawa

So I was having dinner and broke and ate half my tooth without even knowing it.
Oct 23 2014 02:16 AM
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    spectastic
    you could show up with a black eye and ripped shirt, saying you got in a fight with your PI
    Oct 23 2014 03:14 PM
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    spectastic
    wait, don't grad students get benefits?
    Oct 23 2014 03:25 PM
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    ahlatsiawa
    Yes but no dental.
    Oct 23 2014 03:40 PM
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starofdawn

Just spent 50 hours on a homework assignment. Color me exhausted.
Oct 22 2014 05:02 AM
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    spectastic
    damn that actually sounds useful.
    Oct 23 2014 01:25 AM
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    starofdawn
    @spectastic I bet there are machines these days that can do that for me :p but still good to go through the exercise to fully understand it!
    Oct 23 2014 01:59 AM
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    spectastic
    oh yea I went through those types of classes, and remember nothing more than the basic concepts. use it or lose it
    Oct 23 2014 02:33 AM
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Threeboysmom

Wondering if I should take minimester this winter... hmmm
Oct 22 2014 02:29 AM
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    Monochrome Spring
    Take a break instead. You'll appreciate it after fall.
    Oct 22 2014 01:38 PM
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lesleyautumn

It is extremely weird to read your letters of recommendation and see yourself through someone else's eyes.
Oct 21 2014 06:23 PM
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    gk210
    nobody submitted LORS on behalf of the writers. all they're saying is that they got to see what their writers thought of them AFTER they turned it in.

    on another note, one of my professors told me she was going to email me her letter (2 months after I got accepted) but I never received it. I think I'm okay with not knowing, haha.
    Oct 23 2014 02:04 AM
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    lesleyautumn
    Starofdawn, gk210 is right. They simply emailed me the LORs after the submitted them to the schools directly so I had a frame of reference of what was mentioned.

    gk210, one my of my writers did the same thing. I'm perfectly fine without reading it, too.
    Oct 23 2014 02:42 PM
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    starofdawn
    I see, I was mistaken.
    Oct 23 2014 10:15 PM
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youngcharlie101

Been missing my ex a lot today. :( What's the best cure for a broken heart--besides vodka? :-D
Oct 21 2014 05:49 PM
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Monochrome Spring

I've never eaten so much pizza in my life. Free pizza from my apartment, clubs on campus, and class meetings.
Oct 21 2014 04:36 PM
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    jenste
    Any leftovers? Nothing like pizza for breakfast. Mmmm
    Oct 22 2014 03:00 AM
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    peachypie
    share the pizza...with me!
    Oct 22 2014 02:13 PM
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    lhommependu
    i would also like some of the pizza
    Oct 22 2014 07:56 PM
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