Posts tagged "grad school"

Life After Dating: Loving A Grad Student Without Going Insane

"Be prepared for a breakup about three weeks from now." That was the relationship advice I got from a girl in her second year of my boyfriend's graduate program, just before he started the first semester of his MFA in creative writing. She had reason to be cynical: grad school means a convoluted class schedule,…

By: Camille Guillot / December 16, 2014

Grad Student Offers Laptop Thief $1000 To Return Thesis

A fifth year year grad student at Rutgers University recently had their laptop stolen, which is an incredibly frustrating experience in the best of circumstances, but becomes a living nightmare when that stolen laptop contains the only copy of your thesis (just thinking about this is giving me sympathy hives!). If nothing else, this sig…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 24, 2013

Dear Wendy: “Should I Leave My Boyfriend Behind?”

I am a 21-year-old college student, graduating this spring. I was recently accepted to an Ivy League institution to pursue my graduate degree, and I have never been more excited! However, I have a boyfriend of over six years, who really wants to follow me to graduate school. At first, this seemed like a great…

By: Wendy Atterberry / March 30, 2011