2.) I’ll admit that every time I get my final grades, I want to put them on the fridge.
3.) Every once in awhile a student comes around that just makes you look good. You know the student I'm talking about. She’ll cite Wikipedia as a source, or he’ll say something that makes it glaringly obvious that he didn’t read the full text. To those students: Thanks for making the rest of us look so good. Also, get out of the program.
4.) Sometimes I wish my husband would act surprised that I get A’s in my classes. He smiles and says, “Of course, you did.” I’m over here thinking, Give me a high five or something. Get excited! At the same time, it’s nice that he has so much faith in me.
5.) I’ve come to realize that every single class will involve a group project.
6.) I think working in corporate social responsibility would be an awesome job.
7.) Things I love about school: Learning, case studies, discussions.
8.) Things I could do without: Writing papers, the inevitable “lazy group member.”
9.) I just remembered that I need to get a new library card, now that I’ve moved. (Writes “Get library card” on to-do list under “Get TN drivers license”)
10.) I wish I could go to school full-time and pound out the rest of this program. At the same time, it’s nice to have work and school to balance each other out. Well, I’m not doing either right now, but soon again! For now, my homework looks like this:
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A reader recently shared a neat interactive guide called The Great Grad School Debate. I wouldn’t consider it the decision-maker for school, but who doesn’t love an adult “Choose your own adventure” activity? :) Check it out if you've ever considered grad school.