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Big day!

Today I had the first meeting of my comprehensive exam committee. In 40 minutes, we had decided I was ready, approved my proposed topic, and set a due date of August 3.

Two hours later, I sent off the first draft of my job description for a fellowship I am developing.

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bertana
Jun. 9th, 2011 12:51 am (UTC)
Dude. Seriously, you are a goddamn rockstar.
cowboy_r
Jun. 9th, 2011 01:13 am (UTC)
Congratudolences!
weavedancer
Jun. 9th, 2011 03:36 am (UTC)
That is exactly right! Thanks. :)
amise
Jun. 9th, 2011 02:04 pm (UTC)
I am blinded by your awesome.
raventhourne
Jun. 9th, 2011 02:52 pm (UTC)
Realize I suck at academia processes:

The first means that you get to defend your thesis August 3rd?

The second means you are writing your own job?
weavedancer
Jun. 9th, 2011 04:43 pm (UTC)
I turn in the written portion of the comprehensive exam August 3rd. Sometime between August 10 and 31st, I take my oral exam. This is the transition between grad student and doctoral candidate. My expected thesis defense is December 2014.

I am totally writing my own job.
raventhourne
Jun. 9th, 2011 05:07 pm (UTC)
Awesome! Thank you for the explanation!

Go you!
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