Archive for the 'Graduate Studies' Category

South Korea and I–Teaching English Abroad

Sometimes English majors are cornered into thinking that there are only a few career options available to them. However, recent graduate Ms. Teresa Witcher shows that’s not true by “exploring the other side of English,” and what she found changed her life forever. Today, Witcher is on her way to Busan, South Korea to teach English in a public school
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Tomorrow–Grad School Workshop

If you think graduate school might be in your future, don’t forget about the “So You Think You Want to Go to Grad School” workshop! Join several of our department’s professors for a roundtable discussion about all your masters degree needs. The workshop is from 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Graduate School in English Roundtable Discussion Rescheduled

The roundtable discussion and Q and A session, “So You Think You Want to Go to Graduate School in English?” has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 22 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in Cherry Hall 120. Mark your calendars now! For more information about the session, see Kayleigh Brasher’s previous post from March 21st titled “So, You Think You Want
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So, You Think You Want to Go to Graduate School in English?

If you are like me, the thought of graduation is looming over you and you are not sure about your next route in life. Happily enough, there ARE multiple opportunities for English majors. Next Tuesday, a few faculty members are hosting a discussion on the topic of graduate school in English. Topics will include: why you should go to grad school (and why
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From the Advisors: Graduate Studies Edition

English department advisors–the things that come to mind are probably overworked and underpaid (aren’t we all?), irritability directed at slackers (get your advising scheduled, fools!), and tense conversations on how you might not graduate in four years (because who does that anymore). Well, here at the English Majors’ Weblog, we had a hunch that there was a lot more to
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Serious About Applying to Graduate School Soon? Dr. Hale is Holding a Workshop for You!

Many of you have requested information about applying to graduate school, so our Department Head, Dr. Rob Hale has organized a workshop with Drs. Wes Berry, Tom Hunley, and Jeff Rice.  The workshop will be held Wednesday, November 20th at 3:00 p.m. and is designed for students who are in the process of applying or are seriously considering applying during
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A Must Read for Creative Writing Majors Looking to Apply for MFA Programs

Dr. Molly McCaffrey says, “Lee Martin has written possibly the most important piece you’ll ever read about when to apply to an MFA program in creative writing.” Dr. Martin, a Creative Writing Professor at The Ohio State University, was inspired to write “Applying for an MFA Program? Woa! Not So Fast” on his blog, The Least You Need to Know:
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