Holy Grad School, Batman!

I've been preparing myself for how incredibly busy this last semester of grad school was going to be pretty much since I started last year. I knew, somewhere deep inside that place in my stomach where anxiety sleeps, that a full course load, my assistantship, advising, and job searching were going to steamroll me. But … Continue reading Holy Grad School, Batman!

Thou shalt love each other.

We all know job searching is not easy. Three months after starting my first professional job search, I will be the first person to tell you that. I'm no expert; indeed, I am not done with this process, rather, I'm just starting out. But since I have many opinions, I'm going to weigh in with … Continue reading Thou shalt love each other.

Job Searching: Like an Extra Job that I Don’t Get Paid For (Yet)

My Google Calendar looks like a game of Tetris. I'm fairly convinced that the beginning of spring semester is so terribly busy because everyone at any given institution is refreshed, renewed, and ready to delegate, collaborate, (and by February, commiserate). January and February are a Student Affairs marathon: RA Recruitment and Selection, major new programs, … Continue reading Job Searching: Like an Extra Job that I Don’t Get Paid For (Yet)