Monthly Archives: April 2012

What’s a Leveler?

I’m not sure if I mentioned it before, but my undergraduate degree is in Theater Arts with a minor in Business Administration. I don’t have any undergraduate credits that apply directly towards my new goal of becoming a Speech Language Pathologist. … Continue reading

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More Logistics: Campus Life or Commuter?

One of the first questions people ask me when they find out I’m going to graduate school is, “Where are you going to live?”. As I am 39 years old and married, that’s a reasonable question. It’s not the same … Continue reading

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Logistics: Which School? and Full-time or Part-time Student?

Okay, so I finally had my husband on board with the idea of going back to school to get my master’s degree. It was making financial sense to him now and would return his goal-driven wife to her former state … Continue reading

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The Discussion or “Honey, we need to talk…”

I wish I could tell you what a decisive and bold soul I was, marching right up to my husband and announcing my return to higher education and beginning a new career. You’ll be delighted to know, dear reader, that … Continue reading

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The epiphany

So I was sitting at home (which at the time was an RV my that my brilliant husband built from a mobile kidney lithotripsy office, see photo below), looking through the online job listings before I embarked on another emotionally and physically … Continue reading

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Cat Photo Brain Break, or “And Now For Something Completely Different”.

I also believe in the power of funny animal photos to alleviate stress. (And yes, I DO still like the color pink.) I don’t care who thinks it’s immature. They need to have a chat with their incredibly neglected inner … Continue reading

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Choosing a New Career Path, or “What to Be When You Grow Up…Take 2!”

Okay, so you’ve had some jobs, maybe even a career. It’s not what you thought it would be? The market has killed your dream? Your life has changed significantly? For some reason or other you find yourself at a crossroads. … Continue reading

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The Next Steps, or “Been there. Done That. Now what?”

After resolving to leave real estate I tried a number of different jobs as a temp and part time worker, just trying to keep afloat. As a friend of mine once said, “I’ve grown accustomed to having food with my meals”. … Continue reading

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Some background on the author, or “Realtors Need Not Apply”.

Over the course of this blog I will share with you the reasons why I decided to go back to school, how I decided what to be when I “grow up”, the process and challenges that were involved in getting into graduate … Continue reading

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