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Fulbright 2017-2018

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19 minutes ago, Horb said:

Was it ETA or research? CONGRATS EITHER WAY!

Research. I just cannot believe they gave a Fulbright to a rural 39 year old with kids. It took me 10 years to finish my undergrad... guess I'll have to fake it and act like I belong...

Thanks for the congrats everyone!

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1 minute ago, LibbyCreek said:

Research. I just cannot believe they gave a Fulbright to a rural 39 year old with kids. It took me 10 years to finish my undergrad... guess I'll have to fake it and act like I belong...

Thanks for the congrats everyone!

Be confident and own it! Congrats

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4 minutes ago, LibbyCreek said:

Research. I just cannot believe they gave a Fulbright to a rural 39 year old with kids. It took me 10 years to finish my undergrad... guess I'll have to fake it and act like I belong...

Thanks for the congrats everyone!

You do belong! This is what the Fulbright is all about and you've got more real life experience then some of us! :D

CONGRATS!!!!!!

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5 minutes ago, LibbyCreek said:

Research. I just cannot believe they gave a Fulbright to a rural 39 year old with kids. It took me 10 years to finish my undergrad... guess I'll have to fake it and act like I belong...

Thanks for the congrats everyone!

They want Americans of all types and I'm sure you will bring an amazing wealth of knowledge and perspective to your grant time. Congrats again! 

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7 minutes ago, Stormtrooper1138 said:

im seriously about to lol just tell us when!!!!!

Just to know if it is today...or tomorrow... I wish they just had a date to tell us when. Sort of like the original notification 

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14 minutes ago, catsbloom said:

Same. In my interview I was told by the end of March. That seems pretty broad still. I wish the process weren't so drawn out. 

Call call call :)

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1 minute ago, daishahistory said:

Just to know if it is today...or tomorrow... I wish they just had a date to tell us when. Sort of like the original notification 

It seems like they probably don't know themselves. If they are just waiting for the list of names to come back, they won't know when that is happening. That is my total guess though.

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1 minute ago, daishahistory said:

Just to know if it is today...or tomorrow... I wish they just had a date to tell us when. Sort of like the original notification 

It is really torture! At this point even a week interval would be nice. My country released 3/29 last year, then 3/18 the year before, and 4/7 the year before that so I'm just basically refreshing every day

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Bulgaria has basically only released on Fridays - so Im thinking this Friday could be it.. but then again there are an abnormal number of Fridays this month!

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I just had the thought that my power could go out just as I get the email and then I have no way of opening it....

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Made an account just to let you all know that I heard back from Iceland today - alternate. More disappointed than I expected to feel, but that's ok! 

Big ups to all of you for all the emotional support you've provided each other and me throughout this process. Good luck!!

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23 minutes ago, LibbyCreek said:

Research. I just cannot believe they gave a Fulbright to a rural 39 year old with kids. It took me 10 years to finish my undergrad... guess I'll have to fake it and act like I belong...

Thanks for the congrats everyone!

Also, the masses want to know: did you tell your mom? 

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6 minutes ago, chelslinn said:

Made an account just to let you all know that I heard back from Iceland today - alternate. More disappointed than I expected to feel, but that's ok! 

Big ups to all of you for all the emotional support you've provided each other and me throughout this process. Good luck!!

I hope you can get bumped up!  The uncertainty and what-ifs are really sucky :(  Best of luck to you!

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Did you guys see in the spreadsheet that Argentina posted yesterday? If so, I missed the buzz! 

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8 minutes ago, Horb said:

Also, the masses want to know: did you tell your mom? 

I was on the phone with her (she's been sick so I was checking in) when the email came and we were able to flip out together. 

She told me she would let me update the spreadsheet :)

Thanks for asking!

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1 hour ago, LibbyCreek said:

I got Hungary! Can't believe it! 

I am so happy for you!!!! Congrats!

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14 minutes ago, Lab6214 said:

Did you guys see in the spreadsheet that Argentina posted yesterday? If so, I missed the buzz! 

So does this mean that Western Hemisphere decisions are beginning to come out? I'm wondering if it's by region or country, since regions seem to come out in bulk. I'm dying out here!

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Just lost power and internet :(

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8 minutes ago, mdct123 said:

So does this mean that Western Hemisphere decisions are beginning to come out? I'm wondering if it's by region or country, since regions seem to come out in bulk. I'm dying out here!

It seems like they are starting, yeah! So exciting!

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1 minute ago, Horb said:

Just lost power and internet :(

What a horrible time for this to happen. If only for your sanity!

 

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1 hour ago, LibbyCreek said:

Research. I just cannot believe they gave a Fulbright to a rural 39 year old with kids. It took me 10 years to finish my undergrad... guess I'll have to fake it and act like I belong...

Thanks for the congrats everyone!

Congratulations! I'm so happy for you!

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@LibbyCreek You deserve it, knock 'em dead!

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Is anyone actually considering calling? 

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2 hours ago, LibbyCreek said:

Research. I just cannot believe they gave a Fulbright to a rural 39 year old with kids. It took me 10 years to finish my undergrad... guess I'll have to fake it and act like I belong...

Thanks for the congrats everyone!

Well-deserved! Get down witcha bad self! Congrats :)

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