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About dftba95

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    Writing, sewing, playing harp, napping
  • Application Season
    2019 Fall
  • Program
    Psychology, Statistics, SLP

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  1. Congrats! Our group is Dalhousie SLP 2022
  2. I'm not sure if someone's already made a group for Dalhousie students, if so please let me know and I'll delete mine. If not, please feel free to join! Search Dalhousie SLP 2022 on facebook
  3. Thanks for sharing! I emailed the grad admin when I got my letter asking about funding opportunities so I’ll let you know if she says anything you haven’t already mentioned. I think my first semester I’m just going to try and survive, forget “top 5” ._. I wonder how many cohorts there are in the program though? Seems like there’s quite a few on gradcafe so Dal’s SLP program may be bigger than most grad programs (pure speculation).
  4. - Do something that “sparks joy” and commit yourself to doing it well. - Teach your pet a new trick and focus on their progress (bonus points if you give them post-play snuggles) - Get outside (if the weather is reasonable). Don’t underestimate the power of fresh air! - Reorganize your music library. Make new playlists based on mood, activities, or genres. - Take a break from gradcafe. This was one that I needed myself. The forum is awesome and it feels great to talk to people who get what you’re going through, but the results section can be really stressful, especially
  5. Got my acceptance this afternoon as well for Dal! Congrats!! Do you know anything about potential funding? I didn’t apply for the thesis option so I don’t know if there’s any funding allocated for non-thesis students. To those of you waiting, I hope you all hear back soon. I’m sending good vibes your way ❤️
  6. Thank you for this! Do you know if they did interviews?
  7. I highly recommend Brooklyn 99! The first season is shaky but then it’s all uphill from there. If you like musical shows ..... have you seen Galavant?
  8. I emailed UofT and McGill clinical but neither has responded yet. I haven’t seen any acceptances in the results for either program, so I’m thinking they haven’t sent out their first round of admissions. My friend got her refusal letter from mcgill a few weeks ago so I think maybe if you haven’t heard from them, you might still be in the running? Has anyone interviewed or heard back from either McGill or UofT clinical? In other news, I contacted someone at Dalhousie and she told me that first round of offers have gone out and they’re waiting on responses before sending the next round. She
  9. Yeah I wish there was more consistence with the whole interviewing process. Some schools do it, others don’t, some do it if the potential supervisor wants one, it makes it hard to know where I stand. I don’t know about the Statistics or Speech-Language Pathology programs I applied to, but the websites didn’t mention interviews so I’m still holding out hope for those. Thanks for your well wishes
  10. I love Grace and Frankie! I almost always have community or Brooklyn 99 on as background noise while I work. Clearly you have great taste in television so I’ll have to check out Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  11. This! I’m having such a hard time figuring what to do because I don’t know what’s ahead. I’m the kind of person who needs to know what’s happening next because I’m an over planner. This whole experience has forced me to deal with my fear of the unknown at the very least.
  12. The gym is smart, I find that even a brisk walk outside can do wonders to clear my head. I should do it more often! What kind of funny tv do you have on the go right now? I hope you hear from your top program soon so you can make an informed choice
  13. I was working on my undergrad thesis for a year and half (designing a communications skill-building workshop and then implementing it) and then ethics took forever to come through. It’s my fault because I was supposed to submit ethics (to study the effectiveness of the program) in November but ended up hospitalized for emergency gallbladder surgery. The recovery had complications and long story short - I didn’t submit my ethics application until December. Heard back in February and needed substantial revisions so I didn’t get clearance until early March. When I contacted the non-profit I’m col
  14. For those of you who are still waiting for responses while finishing your current degree, how are you managing your stress? How are you staying focused and motivated? I’m in the last few weeks of my undergrad and my fear of the unknown has been eating me alive. I tried to distract myself by throwing myself into what’s left of my semester but have instead found that the longer the waiting game becomes, the less interested in school I become. I know it’s in my best interest to apply myself 120% in these last few weeks (especially if I don’t end up getting any offers, I want my application
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