GRE? Check, 1210
Application? Check, submitted Friday
Transcripts? Check, submitted before Thanksgiving
Personal statement? Check, submitted with application
Writing sample? Um, no.
I last wrote a research paper in 2000. That was eight years and at least three, maybe four, computers ago. Yet, I need to have one to complete my supplementary material for my application to Maryland.
Even if I did have any hard copies left, they'd be in my mother's attic -- 2500 miles away.
I'm really beginning to think that schools don't want "nontraditional" grad students. Otherwise, my lovely newsletter story about the Boise rescue mission would be sufficient!
Significant Digits For Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017
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