Tag: grad school diaries

Life update number 2: A month into grad school, and a few important takeaways

 

Hi! Here I am, writing this post whilst sick. No worries, I’m feeling slightly better, but not yet in perfect working condition. So, I have taken the time to write this little update.

And tonight, whilst writing this entry, I realised that it’s been a month since I started graduate school. To use a cliche–time really does fly. And with that realisation, there are other things I have learned, too. Read More

A little life update + current favourites

 

Hola! Hope you are all doing well.

Here I am, a few weeks into graduate school. And to be honest, I felt a bit lost.

But here’s the tea–graduate school is a different ballgame from law school. For years, I’ve gotten used to having insults hurled by professors whenever they do not like my answer, or whenever I gave a wrong one. While the professor seemed dissatisfied, he didn’t say anything more and asked the same question to a classmate. Read More

Lost in UP: An adventure story

I have always come to the University of the Philippines to get my additional readings photocopied/springbound, because the print/bind shops there do it so well. There are only two places I know like the back of my hand: the Shopping Centre and the college I [now] belong to.

The Shopping Centre burnt down last year, so that’s one less place I remember. Anyway, I digress.

It was a grey July day that I went to the university’s campus on a mission. My to-do list:

  1. Drop a letter at the Institute of Environmental Science (an errand for my boss)-done
  2. -Submit physical and dental exam forms and x-ray film at the Health Services-done
  3. Submit medical certificate to SOLAIR-done

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