(Closed) grad students thread

posted 9 years ago in College
Post # 77
19 posts
  • Wedding: December 2012

I am an Occupational Therapy grad. student finishing my last semester in spring 2012!!! I just finishing my first fieldwork experience in early intervention, and I loved it! It’s going to be hard to go back to classes after being in the semi real world ha ha! Good luck all!!! 

Oh..and my fiance finished his masters in Statistics and is now a Biostatistician doing research in cardiology. I use to love when he came home and tried to explain to me what he learned in class that day lol.

Post # 78
245 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Hey everyone! I am an MD/MPH student. I finished three years of med school so far, getting my masters in public health this year, and finishing off medical school next year.  The masters in public health is a nice break from the grind of med school and actually enables me to have some free time to plan!

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@indibee: That’s funny our weddings are the same day because of our spring break too! Romance shromance, at least we get to go on a honeymoon right after!

Post # 79
241 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2011

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Thank you! I’m pretty excited. Today, instead of studying/PowerPointing, I went shopping for a shirt and started putting together a ‘defence’ outfit. I have my priorities straight, you see. ๐Ÿ˜‰ 

Post # 80
561 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I’m a graduate student in a social psychology PhD program.  I primarily study romantic relationships and stigma, I got my MA last year and my thesis was on the romantic relationships of people living with HIV. I have been a TA for various courses and I hope to teach my own summer course when I’m done.  Not sure what type of job I plan to get when I finish but I have time to think about that.  I am currently in my fourth year (really?!). I am done taking classes after this semester and then I need to propose my dissertation! 



Post # 81
3218 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

I’m getting my MA in English, and am finishing up PhD applications right now! It’s nervewracking but I love my field and love some schools, so I’m trying to take comfort in the fact that I’m a great fit for a couple of places (and I have a somewhat unique sub-field, so that’s got its perks but also it’s downsides, too.)

Post # 82
2949 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

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@earrings: Aww well my fingers are crossed for you too! How exciting! Well when you do get in, I’d love to hear about your experience compared to going to uni here in little NZ hehe. And if you could also share with me the application process, I’d be very interested. By the way, I hope you guys in Palmy have managed to have a summer. It’s been rainy and cold up here ๐Ÿ™

Post # 83
147 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

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@calypso522: DBF and I are both in our third year of pharmacy school as well!! can’t wait for rotations/to finally be done and start working. I’m sure you feel the same ๐Ÿ™‚ what do you want to do when you graduate?

Post # 84
1278 posts
Bumble bee

The new semester starts today for me (and my SO)!  I’m hoping that I don’t work myself too thin over the next few months.  I work full time, 70 miles from campus, and this semester I’m going to bump my course load up to full time student (I started grad school this past fall, and tip toed in at part time).  I’m actually very excited for the courses I’m taking this semester, they are all in areas that I am really interested in and I’m ready to start learning! Although, I’m not looking forward to spending 3 hours on the road today, just to get to and from class.

Post # 85
2424 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I’m halfway through the second year of my PhD in organic chemistry. Already a bit jaded. Yay for masochism. Although I don’t have to take classes anymore, and I only have to TA for one more semester. Then it’s on to full time lab rat.

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