Graduate School: 7 months shy of holding my master’s degree

Today it hit me: I am 7 months shy of earning my master's degree.  My first thought was "Wow, I can't believe it's so close."  Secondly, I'm sitting here asking myself "How did I get here?"  So, how did I... 1. Purpose. I remember when I used to go to college intermittently because I didn't…

Graduate School Update

This semester I've started my second and final year of graduate school & you know what has amazed me the most?  How fast the time has gone.  It seems like it was more challenging to complete my associate's degree than my master's degree.  Maybe because while working on my associate's degree I was younger, less…

Graduate School: “I feel so inspired and focused.”

Tonight I presented a lecture over ethics in news and it was my longest presentation ever.  My partner and I were responsible for the full lecture for our 2.5 hours class.  I must say, WE DID PHENOMENAL! I walked away feeling so proud, inspired, and relieved.  The primary reason for going for my master's is…

Time moves, regardless.

What are you doing with your time?   The answer to this question will tell you what you're doing with your life.  A few years ago, when I was considering law school,  I read something that has stuck with me.  It basically said, 3 years is going to come anyway.  At that point my thinking…

Graduate College vs. Regular College

Yesterday I finished a 15 page, 10 question exam.  Today I printed a 12 page study guide for a final exam that will cover EVERYTHING from the entire semester.  5 minutes ago I decided I should write about the differences between graduate college and regular college... There's a much more complex admittance process.  It's not difficult,…

College: Work Hard, Don’t Rush

It's 2:00 p.m. on a Saturday and what am I doing?  An exam. It's for a theories of persuasion course and it's a take home 10 question exam.  Sounds easy, huh?  Well, it's not.  It's like writing 10 essays and if I want A's I must be thorough, detailed, and I better cite.  On each…