Grad School Lessons Learned

Well, folks, I’d say the reality of grad school has finally sunk in. I kissed my social life goodbye a few weeks ago, when I started work on my research proposal (actually re-work). And, basically, my health and good hygiene as well (who knows what everyone at work thinks!).  But, it was all worth it, because I am finally done with a draft I can be satisfied with! Surrounded by half-drank mugs of green tea, stacks of library books, and piles of scrawled notes–and, I should add, caffeinated to the point of sleeplessness–I’d like to share a few simple truths…