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Grad School: Progress and Process

Most of you know that about six weeks ago, I applied to ten different grad schools with the intent of getting an MFA. I made my choices based on Poets and Writers magazine's list of the 10 top low-residency programs in the country. I chose low-residency programs because, while I don't have a day job anymore, I do have a family that requires looking after, and at my age, I recognize that I would be miserable trying to pursue a degree while separated from my family.

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shellynoir
Sep. 7th, 2011 08:07 pm (UTC)
This is the first time in my life where someone has discussed the pros and cons of gradschool. I appreciate this immensely.

Here, I* drew this for you

http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=72

*not me, a parallel me
junglemonkee
Sep. 7th, 2011 08:22 pm (UTC)
I laughed very, very hard at the cartoon. And I think that racing tigers is awesome, and if I had thought of it earlier, I might have done that instead.
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