Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Qualification

I have updated my Blogger profile to say "second-year neuroscience PhD student," for two reasons. First, the semester has officially begun and the new first-year students are on campus. Second, and perhaps more important, I passed my written qualifying exam! (I will also have an oral exam at the beginning of my third year, which I must pass to achieve candidacy.)

2 comments:

  1. Yay, congrats! Another rung in the ladder.

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  2. Congrats! Apparently in my department, we don't technically qualify as "second year graduate students" until we present our first year research projects to the department, which doesn't happen for another 3 weeks. Consequently, I get to be in a strange limbo for the next 3 weeks where I'm in neither my first nor my second year. I say "pah!" to that.

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