Steps Back and Forward

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The day before Thanksgiving I had to take a step back in my plans.  That was the day I received my letter stating that I was not accepted to American University for January 2011.  While I knew that my odds were 50/50 at the best, it was still a big disappointment for me, since I’ve […]

Waiting Game

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The month has been a quiet one.  I did a bit of research and found out not to expect a decision about American University and the School of International Service until mid-November.  Which means that now that we’re getting to mid-November I’m nervously watching my email and physical mail for word of whether I get […]


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Well, I’ve thought things over and have decided to go after Spring 2011 admission at a few more schools.  I can apply to a total of 4 more schools in the Spring semester in addition to American University – NYU, Rutgers U., Seton Hall, and City College of NY.  The rest of them will remain […]

Why I Stay Ahead of My Classes

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The semester has started off well.  My statistics class is active every day, but I can stay a bit ahead of the game by doing reading and taking notes ahead of when they are assigned.  And our online discussion area let’s us save our posts as drafts, so I’ve been able to start writing them […]

Here We Go!

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Yesterday I got everything set up to take some courses at RVCC as part of my grad. school/Foreign Service preparation. It’s going to be a busy semester!