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v6.2.1 - moving along, a point increase at a time

New Year's resolution...

Happy new year to all!I thought I would start my new year with a little (PhD) humor...While I don't think I'll be graduating by the end of 2017 (wouldn't that be nice?) I would like to make considerable headway with my dissertation.  This coming term (in 8 days, in-fact!) my spring semester (or as they call it in Canada "winter term") will begin.  This coming winter term I am doing my final
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Magically written dissertation...

I have a feeling this might be in my dreams in about 12 months ;-)
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Thesis title help

Note to self - save this for my own dissertation title naming ;-)
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Problems in Academia :-)

It's funny because there is a chunk of truth in this. The comic is of course from PhDComics.comFood for thought, academia! Food. For. Thought.
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Academic Trading Cards

I came across this in PhD comics the other day:I am sure that the concept isn't novel  - I've been trying to get my friends and colleagues to do something like this for a few years now...to no avail. ;-)  I wonder if anyone in the AU EDDE cohorts wants to try something like this.  Or, maybe, a Magic the gathering type of card game with academics.  If you draw the George Siemens
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Ho Ho Ho!

Merry Christmas to all! A little holiday fun from PhD comics 😊 - Posted using BlogPress from my Newton 3000 (iPad)
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Job: Graduate Student

I was reading this most recent PhD comic last night and I found it quite funny, partly because I think it's true.  There are quite a few times when I get the same, or similar, reaction when I tell people that I work in academia, or that I am still pursuing my education.  Most Greeks (and any other ethnicity I've come across for that matter) seems to view education as something that should
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Ready for academia

I know I retweeted this the other day, but it's just too good to not share 
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Exams | Done

Well, exams are now done, I just finished my Sociolinguistics final last night and I am relieved to be done with all my academic obligations of the semester - now I can chill out for a few weeks and ruin my brain with wonderful television and video games :-)The funny thing about last night's exam was that we had the option of choosing which questions we wanted to answer, and from an informal exit-poll
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