Whether to Pursue a PhD Degree in the Humanities: Advice from a Year-One Student

Whether to Pursue a PhD Degree in the Humanities: Advice from a Year-One Student

Previously I wrote about the masters degree. I'm currently wrapping up my first semester in the PhD program. It will likely take 4-6 years to complete. Here's what I've experienced for what it's worth. MASTERS > PHD Coursework isn't as intense. The masters workload is like jumping across a river on slippery rocks. It's not as easy [...]

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5 Animals You Should Be Obsessed With Next

5 Animals You Should Be Obsessed With Next

Because pictures can speak louder than words. 1. The Lesser Kudu. I've seen them once at the St. Louis Zoo-- which is free, by the way! The males and females stand on their legs and battle each other for dominance.   2. The Stabyhoun. So rare that it's not recognized by the AKC or CKC.   3. The [...]

Whether to Pursue a Master’s Degree: Advice from a Current Student

Whether to Pursue a Master’s Degree: Advice from a Current Student

I'm finally wrapping up the first semester in grad school. I thought sharing my experience could possibly help those who are straddling the fence. WHY PURSUING A MASTERS DEGREE IS AWESOME  Professors are brilliant. Mwah. Mwah. Mwah. That's the sound of me kissing the professor's feet wherever they go, rose petals included. Coming in close [...]