Monthly Archives: February 2010

Finding Balance…

I am happy to report that a handful of people humoured me by participating in my very unscientific poll about how they would be spending reading week. Seems the readers of this particular blog, at least, were not to be

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Reading Week: To Read or not to Read…

Oh yeah- the other great thing about being a university student? Reading Week. That’s right, kids, time to hunker down with your books and catch up. Or, (should the student-loan gods be smiling sweetly upon you) time take that trip

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Freedom on a Frozen Lake

Hello readers (can I tell you how thrilled I am to find that I HAVE readers? thrilling!) – OK – so I know that so far I’ve probably spent too much time on the less-fun bits about grad school: the

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Desk as Metaphor for State-of-Mind

Whoa: it’s going to be one of those days. I know, I know – the TO DO list is dead (see past postings), but today is one of those days where I can’t get around it. Even though we were

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Don’t Write This Down: My Adventures as a Teaching Assistant

It’s Thursday morning and I am tucked into the corner of a downtown coffee shop creating a lesson plan. I work as a T.A in the film department — I’m one of six who lead seminars for Film 110 —

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Getting Help When You Need It

hi- So I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’ve been feeling just a little overwhelmed lately, and I don’t think I’m alone. Some of my friends and classmates seem to be suffering from the oh-my-god-can’t-talk-now-too-much-to-do mid-term panic.

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Time Management (and Other Impossible Challenges)

The thing I hear again and again about grad school is the challenge of getting everything done. It feels pretty easy at the beginning, when you’re only juggling a couple of classes a week. I remember thinking, “gee – is

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Let the blogging begin…

Hello world! I’m new to blogging, but here goes: Starting today, I’m going to be writing every few days or so about the experience of being a Queen’s graduate student. “Whoa!” you’re probably asking yourselves, “why the heck would we

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