Tag Archives: Education

Look a Distraction!

Distractions, while not entirely conducive to the whole graduate school thing, they are none the less and essential part of surviving graduate school.  No matter what you think going in, or what your professor tells you, there is virtually no way to … Continue reading

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Return to Grad School: First Weeks Back

While my friend and the other author of this blog is working through the application process for grad school, I am three weeks into my return to grad school.  So far my first weeks back in graduate school have been … Continue reading

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Surviving the First Week: Entrance Exams

So the first week at a new grad school comes with it the orientation for that program. Every program is different, and every subject is different too; however in the world of chemistry, orientation week means entrance exams.  This is … Continue reading

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Dreams of Study Abroad for Graduate School

After over half a decade in chemistry, doing research in the areas of organic and supramolecular chemistry.  I haved worked in three labs, both in graduate school and at my undergraduate institute.  In this time I have gained experience with nearly every … Continue reading

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Just a Bit of Clarity

Knowing what you want to do in life is an increasingly rare thing when you are young, and possibly when you are old too.  I am not there yet so I wouldn’t know.  But what I do know a bit … Continue reading

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The Many Flavours of Chemistry

Sadly this is not going to be a post about the structures of molecules that make up our favorite flavors, like vanilla or chocolate.  Well aside from those links of course, and this random tid bit about how old used … Continue reading

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