Author Archives: taragman

To all of that.

Okay, okay, I’m back. The reason I’ve been MIA for the past, oh, six months is because I’ve been in denial about having to write my thesis taking some time to carefully consider the best way to tackle my thesis. … Continue reading

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Trapped in the Closet

When I was little I used to do this weird thing. Well, I did a lot of weird things, but for the purposes of this story we’ll stick to one. When I was little, and I wanted to change my … Continue reading

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Summer is Over: The Review for Candidacy

How’s your summer going? Mine was great. Notice I used the past tense there. With spring classes over I had more free time than I’ve had in well, ever, and I filled my days with hours at the beach with … Continue reading

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Write Your Thesis in 3 Months

Write my thesis in three months? Seems too good to be true, but I’m liking this blog, especially his ten tips for fast thesis writing. I love that he encourages students to set a goal of 500 words a day … Continue reading

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The Thesis Diet

A friend of mine recently told me that while writing his thesis he lost a good ten pounds (pounds he couldn’t afford to lose), because of his poor eating habits. Whether it’s overeating or undereating, I think a lot of … Continue reading

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Git ‘er done

I’ve been having trouble focusing lately, especially on my thesis, so I decided to look up some strategies for getting stuff done. After reading a few, I’ve come to the conclusion that the best way to get something done is … Continue reading

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This Article on De-stressing Stresses Me Out

I wanted to write a blog post about how to de-stress, given that it’s the end of the quarter, and we’re all scrambling to finish up work (*cough*blog posts*cough*), so I Googled some suggestions. The Huffington Post has an article … Continue reading

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Fear of Starting

I’ve mentioned how I use productive procrastination as a way to avoid starting the thing I should be doing (like, my thesis), and I’ve heard from several of you that you have similar strategies. But recently I read two pieces … Continue reading

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There Should Be an App For That

I’ve been searching high and low for some kind of thesis timeline resource and have yet to find one that I like. In fact, aside from the Dissertation Calculator I told you about long ago (which I’ve tried to use … Continue reading

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Thesis: Real-life Animated GIFs!

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, this blog centers largely around two things: theses and animated GIFs. I use GIFs in this blog to better express how I feel, and often, in my real life, I wish I could hold up … Continue reading

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