Might as Well: overcoming grad school purgatory

Grad school purgatory, as I've decided to call it, is rough.  It's that time many of us experience between our defense and our final draft of our thesis or dissertation, where most of the pressure is off, but you're still not in the clear.  Your defense is arguably the most stressful moment of graduate school: … Continue reading Might as Well: overcoming grad school purgatory



October is only six days old, and yet it feels like an old friend greeting me with open arms.  With it comes orange leaves, crisp breezes, and Oktoberfest--Okay, so let's forgive the fact that the München festival is over...and just pretend that Oktoberfest actually happens in October--Thoughts of that festival always bring me back to my … Continue reading Zugunruhe