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jhefflol

How many flash cards can one person make in a day?
Today, 02:45 AM
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Dedi

So, has anyone else experienced a possible miscalculation of scores on the GRE? The score report says 161 Q 156 V, but the diagnostic service indicates that I should have gotten 162 Q 155 V...
Today, 01:14 AM
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    Dedi
    It probably doesn't, but it raises questions on whether the AW score was entered correctly. I already emailed them. I will call on Tuesday if they don't respond by then.
    Today, 01:56 AM
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    Taeyers
    Back when I was waiting on the official score report, I remember reading from multiple sources that a shift of 1-2 points can occasionally happen.
    Today, 02:17 AM
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    ahlatsiawa
    Taeyers is right.
    Today, 04:02 AM
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danieleWrites

Selfie-Fail: Vanity googling myself only produces pictures of my pets and other people.
Yesterday, 10:47 PM
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Taeyers

Bittersweet moment: simultaneously finding my first ever publication and someone with my exact same initials and last name (who has published a lot) in PubMed.
Yesterday, 06:22 PM
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Lifesaver

Went back to the ER. Got diagnosed with pleurisy, which explains the agonizing chest pain a little bit more. I really hope this crap clears up before Tuesday. I don't want to be miserable on my first day of class.
Yesterday, 04:14 PM
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    Munashi
    Yikes, feel better soon!
    Yesterday, 05:08 PM
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    Dedi
    Feel better soon!
    Yesterday, 05:49 PM
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    Threeboysmom
    Awe man this sucks. Hopefully your meds start working and you're feeling better by Tuesday. Try and rest to allow your body to recover.
    Yesterday, 06:43 PM
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AKCarlton

enjoying my last free weekend before the semester starts.
Yesterday, 03:00 PM
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    gk210
    are you ready yet?! i'm going to pick out clothes and then i should be ready
    Yesterday, 03:28 PM
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Threeboysmom

Typing up my notes from my reading. Earlier this summer I couldn't decide if I was going to type or write my notes and so I tried both ways. After my first class my professor said save your notes for your comprehensive exam at the end of your program. Decision made typed notes will be easier to access four years from now.
Yesterday, 02:15 PM
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NavyMom

Learning how to get up earlier in the morning to study for an hour before going to work... it's taking a while to adjust. I can't seem to stay up at night to read, too tired. Any suggestions on how to combat being sleepy?
Aug 29 2014 01:42 PM
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    Threeboysmom
    I went to the vitamin store and picked up some vitamins. A few moths ago I was not able to make it through the day without taking a nap. They have helped me. Other than that you have a good plan. I can't stay up too late at night either my brain dies after a certain time. So i get up two hours before everyone else.
    Aug 29 2014 03:39 PM
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Threeboysmom

First week of school and I feel that I'm not getting as much study time in as I would like. Managing three boys and all their activities and a hubby that works long days there is very little time for academic pursuits. Hhhmmm
Aug 29 2014 02:22 AM
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    Yes, I am going to talk to him and create a plan going forward.
    Thankfully, I spent some time getting ahead in my reading but its all I can do to keep ahead and I have yet to start assignments so we need a better system in place now or else no one will be happy.

    Aug 29 2014 03:33 AM
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    iphi
    Yeah it's going to be tough to organize, but your family will be so proud of you. They want you to succeed - let them help you. :)
    Aug 29 2014 04:05 AM
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    Threeboysmom
    Thanks iphi.
    Aug 29 2014 11:26 AM
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Monochrome Spring

Going from the quarter system to the semester system. Instead of running into midterms by the 3rd week, I feel like I can relax more in my courses.
Aug 28 2014 08:50 PM
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    ginagirl
    I'm going into the quarter system now- honestly I'm a little terrified haha
    Aug 29 2014 11:25 PM
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ERR_Alpha

Updating my first status as an official grad student O.o
Aug 28 2014 05:48 PM
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    Threeboysmom
    Alright I did that after attending my first class Monday. Feels good right.
    Aug 28 2014 05:50 PM
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AKCarlton

Already planning a visit with the City Archaeologist! He said I can volunteer at the city archives! Woot!
Aug 28 2014 01:51 AM
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gk210

Finally moved into my new condo in Boston!
Aug 27 2014 10:54 PM
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    Articklish
    Did you buy the condo?
    Aug 28 2014 10:40 PM
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    gk210
    lol no i guess i should've rephrased myself. i'm renting out a room in a condo. whoops. i ain't that rich!
    Aug 28 2014 10:56 PM
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    Articklish
    it's still exciting! :)
    Aug 29 2014 02:58 AM
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Dedi

3.0 on writing. I have no idea what happened. I thought that portion was fine. Should I retake, even though my other scores are fine?
Aug 27 2014 10:39 PM
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    Monochrome Spring
    Ask the admissions secretaries for each department how much it matters in admissions (if they know).
    Aug 28 2014 04:48 AM
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    eshaw93
    how well did you do on the other sections? I've heard that most programs don't really take the writing section seriously, especially because they get to see your writing potential first hand from your SoP and writing samples
    Aug 28 2014 04:29 PM
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    Dedi
    I got 156 V and 161 Q. I have asked the department about the importance of the AWA score.
    Aug 28 2014 05:28 PM