Monthly Archives: February 2012


One of the places I have been looking for jobs is at my undergraduate institution, which is a large research institution.  There is usually a deadline to apply to many of these jobs, usually 2 weeks.  One thing I have … Continue reading

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Little Lion Man

I’m in love with this song right now.

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Year Off

A lot of people think because I am not in school I must spend all of my time on the couch eating Doritos and watching Grey’s Anatomy reruns (I’m looking at you Mom and Dad!).  So other than looking for … Continue reading

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Observations from sitting next to a gamer

I was going to write something about what I have been doing on my year off other than look for jobs, but this was on my mind. A good chunk of my boyfriend’s and my evenings is spent on our … Continue reading

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Waiting game

OK, I am going nuts right now.  Graduate school application due dates for the schools that I applied to ranged from December 1st to January 7th.  Since then, I have been waiting…for anything.  I applied to 11 programs.  To date, … Continue reading

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Gap Year financial Goals

When I realized that I was not going to grad school immediately after undergrad I came up with some financial goals for my year off: Pay at least the minimum amount on my student loans and avoid deferment until graduate … Continue reading

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The problem with not having a plan

Many people (at least the ones I know) who took a year off planned it that way. Upon graduating, they had jobs or internships lined up . My year off didn’t end up like that. Originally I had planned to … Continue reading

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