Category: career

big questions, career, questions, random thoughts

Teacher, Scientist, Artist, Nurse

I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up. Perhaps this sentiment is more suited to an 11-year-old than to someone in her mid-30s, but I’m comfortable with it. After all, it’s not that uncommon: I have a substantial number of friends around my age who still don’t know what they …

big questions, career, student loans

Of PhDs and Personal Finance

So, I’ve graduated. There’s no graduation ceremony in January, which is fine because I’m not too big on graduation ceremonies anyway, but as of a couple of days ago I do officially have a PhD. All I have to do at this point is watch the mail for my diploma. And to mark the occasion, …