Tag Archives: PhD

That’s all she wrote

After 4 years of writing, studying, presenting,  analyzing…and writing, it’s officially over. I have graduated with my PhD, an incredible feat, especially considering the imposter syndrome I used to struggle with. Getting a PhD–the highest degree a university confers–is not … Continue reading

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Let the Commencement Commence!

This past week was a doozy. I flew in to A2 for a quick trip and to interview for a job. Then by the time I came back, it was time to see my family again this weekend. They are … Continue reading

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It’s official. I’m a Dr.

Yep. Today it finally all came to an end with my dissertation defense. I’ve had a rough time the past 3 months, but it was all worth it today when I passed my defense and could officially call myself DOCTOR. … Continue reading

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What’s Gotten Me Through

Let’s talk for a hot minute about all the crazy, guilty pleasure activities, food, music, pursuits that have helped get me through the long days of writing, sleepless nights, writer’s block, and anxiety–you know, everything that goes along with writing … Continue reading

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Milestones

I’ve had a lot in the past 10 years: graduating magna cum-laude from undergrad, my first day student teaching, getting my Master’s in Teaching, getting my first high school teaching job (and second..), getting back into grad school at Michigan to … Continue reading

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