It is an understatement to say that going through a graduate program changes your life, for better or worse. For me, it was the former. Be..
There’s officially a week left of the spring semester, which means I should be graduating exactly one year from today. I can’t help but re..
It’s strange to be writing my last blog post for Columbia after two years of documenting my journey this way. It feels like I’ve had a..
As someone who frequently struggles with feeling overwhelmed with the amount of work on their plate, both educ..
The semester is winding down. Only five-ish weeks to go (I think). After spring break, and settling into a pattern of rest and relaxation,..
Are you sick of hearing everyone say, “before the pandemic?” It seems like everyone has a “before the pandemic” story that has changed the..
Classes have officially ended here at Arthaus and we are readying ourselves for the dreaded “thesis term” over the summer. We currentl..
The choice to get a PhD used to be pretty black and white — now, it’s a much more complicated decision.
The worst part about pursuing..
Why do we doubt ourselves? Why do resort to comfort instead of chasing our wildest dreams? Why do we feel so overwhelmingly uncomfortable ..
Going to grad school is extremely rewarding, but juggling classes, hours of homework, work, and a social life can be exhausting. Chicago i..