Tag: Phd

August 27th, 2017

To the Rescue!

As I was about to pull my hair out, I decided to call my best friend in the program about methods. As always, she helps me come up with a plan. I’m the now 58 year old second year grad student (sorta second year, since I’m going part time) and she’s the 20 year old over achieving undergrad doing a

September 20th, 2016

Math, It’s Coming…

I’m starting out my program with some general required courses.  Since I haven’t been in school in awhile, my advisor and I decided we wanted to start successfully. So, I’m putting off the math, mostly statistics, til next year.  So, Math, it’s coming. Am I a descriptive or causal inference political scientist? Do I believe that political science, one of

August 31st, 2016

The Librarian, My Best Friend

A great deal has changed since I was in school in the 70s. Not the least of which is the library and librarians. I can log onto the UGA libraries from any device I have and access just about everything in the library.  I can chat with a librarian on line and there’s a librarian that’s just for my discipline,