Right now, several of you are probably mulling over the question of what graduate school to pick, wondering what will make for the best learning experience. If you’re considering HGSE as one of your top choices, you’ve probably already seen a number of reasons why you should come through this blog — carefully curated classes, … More Oh, The Things You’ll See!
Of the many things that have been going on recently, there’s one from two weekends ago that I’m still happy about — our cohort retreat. Sometime toward the end of the fall semester, a couple of students came up with the idea that we should all try to get away before the spring semester began … More A Supportive Network: The I.E.P. Cohort
Having spent several years actively disinterested in television (yes, I’m a little strange), I have to confess that I was initially a little skeptical about whether I would enjoy the J-term (January Term) class I’d signed up for. Informal Learning for Children, taught by Professor Joe Blatt, was a two-week long course from 10 am … More J-Term at HGSE
At a cohort Christmas party a few weeks ago, I asked several of my wonderful colleagues from the International Education Policy program what their one piece of advice might be for those of you working on your applications through the holiday season. By far the best thing about my time here at HGSE, our IEP … More Putting the Finishing Touches on Your Application
Greetings readers! I hope this week is going very well for all of you. Many of you are probably busy with the application process, drafting your personal statements and figuring out which schools and programs you might want to apply to. Given my own preference for lists, I thought it would be helpful to put … More Five Great Resources to Help You With the Application Process
A few days ago, I was in the middle of a little panic attack about what jobs to apply for next year (yes, already!), and particularly which part of the world I wanted to work in. Growing up as an Indian expatriate in Qatar, I called Doha home for the first couple of decades of … More Settling in at HGSE
In her last blog post about the fear of missing out, Lisa listed a number of exciting things she’d done in the short span of a week. Much like her, before I came to graduate school, I never thought I’d ever be worrying about missing out on something. I truly (read foolishly) thought it would … More 10 Things in the First 10 Weeks