The Vengeful Polyglot

Posts Tagged ‘grad school

So, real life kind of snuck up and bit me in the butt the past few months. I apologize for the lengthy and unexplained absence — it must have been confusing for all four of my readers who aren’t related to me! This post will hopefully serve as a quick catch up of what my past few months have been like. In absolutely-not-chronological order:


I got into grad school!!!

Starting this Fall I will be enrolled in USC’s Interactive Media MFA program — my dream school, and my dream program. I am so lucky I still can’t believe it. (See above picture for evidence of my enthusiasm.) FIGHT ON!


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Well, at least one. I return to you, bloggy blog blog blogosphere, having conquered (or at least, had an adequate “range” for) the GRE. Huzzah! Now to wait for my actual scores, because I always wind up taking tests right after they’re completely changed.

I’m also in the middle of getting my essays ready for my grad school applications. You know, I can write over 2,000 words on the most inane stuff for this blog, but when it comes to personal statements and the like, I freeze up. I guess it’s because I want it so badly that I’m afraid I’ll mess up. Still though, seems pretty silly given my general pedantry!

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It’s looking just about that realistic right about now.

In other news, looking at job listings is only slightly less frightening than starting my grad school applications and taking the GRE. Graaah.

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