Tag Archives: Graduate School

PhD Year One

I recently finished my first year of my PhD program in anthropology at Binghamton University. Now, I am course complete and working on bibliographies for my qualifying exams. This post is a look back over this year. Classes This year I have taken six courses, three each semester. Between August 26 and May 14, I […]

Great PhD Hunt Update

It’s Spring Break! One of the best benefits of working in academia is the joy of being on the academic calendar for breaks. Luckily this year, I do not have any projects that need to be done over the break; so I get to have some time off. For me, this means focusing on doctoral […]

On Writing and Taking Breaks

I completed my master’s thesis last year about this time. In the last year, I have been reveling in the joys of television, novels, video games and the more addictive web applications (I am looking at you Pinterest and ColourLovers!). Having spent the last twenty years in school without a break, I have felt like […]