Posts Tagged ‘Grad School’

In many ways, Harry Potter had a pretty brutal life. He was orphaned, had abusive foster parents, and a spooky nose-less dude with a huge-ass snake tried to kill him all the time. Harry Potter had to fight hard for years against tough odds, and that’s metal. And though being a scientist is also metal, […]

Grad school for me didn’t exactly go according to plan. It started out as awesome as grad school gets, really. I was accepted to all my top favorite schools, with guaranteed full funding. I had the luxury and privilege of getting to choose from a number of rockstar advisers, but finally picked the school I […]

Think back for a minute. Think back to, say, junior high, and try to remember what horrible music you listened to. When I think back to junior high, my cd player was usually blaring some pretty awful nu-metal like Nine Inch Nails and KoRn. It took me a while to discover real death and black […]

So Grad School Begins

Posted: 13th January 2013 by Metal Chick in Grad School
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Much like a high-energy thrash metal song, my first semester of grad school was over before I really understood what was happening. There was a lot to do. At home, I was still setting up my living space, so a lot of my spare time at the beginning was spent on mundane things like unpacking […]

Preparing for Graduate School

Posted: 13th January 2013 by Metal Chick in Grad School
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It’s winter break now. My first semester of grad school: Complete. I got so wrapped up in grad school that I didn’t make any posts my first semester. My apologies, dear readers: I let myself get so completely engrossed in Grad school that I didn’t have time for A. Single. Post. ‘Woah!’ you might be […]