Grad School Chronicles: Thesis crazy!

First, some writer’s notes: This is the first in a series of posts, originally from my paper diary and translated into English (but otherwise unaltered), that talk about my graduate school journey and reflections. I have long refrained from writing or posting anything about the challenges, reflections, and mundane details of my graduate school life…

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The school year that was

Time flies! I can’t believe that I already finished one school year in Taipei; it feels like yesterday since I moved into my dorm for the first time and met all my amazing classmates. This week marks the start of my second year in grad school, and things are bound to get even busier and…

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Spring Semester so far

I realized that I’m doing more highlights posts than usual, and maybe you think it looks/feels lazy. But I also think that it’s the only way I can write something interesting, since I won’t have a lot to say if I wrote about every single day of the semester. Oh well, here goes! Classes I only have classes…

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Back to school!

I graduated with a Financial Management degree in college. I enjoyed studying it, but during my college days I wished I took a double degree in Applied Economics and Financial Management instead. But since I was in danger of not graduating on time (I shifted degrees during my second year), I had to settle for a…

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Language classes

It’s been more than a year since my last Mandarin lesson and now that I am exposing myself to the language through Chinese/Taiwanese music and TV shows, I can say that my interest in the language is just growing. I’ve been trying to learn lots of new words and I also learned how to read some…

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So it’s official…

…I’m finally graduating! Woo! I just checked the list of the graduates for this February’s graduation rites and I saw my name! Not only that, I’m part of the Dean’s List in my last term in college! I’m really very happy and I just can’t contain my happiness. All of the hard work definitely paid…

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The importance of friends

I’m not the type of person who tells other people her concerns. I mean, I do share some things with other people, but I mostly share my joys and not my problems. It’s because I believe that I should find all the anwers and solutions on my own. Besides, the world doesn’t give a damn…

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