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By gzt (Sat Sep 19, 2015 at 04:11:30 PM EST) gzt, grad student, eating plants, friggin' intense (all tags)
Because nothing happens in life anymore. I don't get much work done, I really should get more done.

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By gzt (Wed Feb 08, 2012 at 11:14:00 AM EST) gzt, winner, chess, hobbit, numerical analysis, phd, grad student, notre dame (all tags)
Heard back from Notre Dame's program, got in, have the first year off from teaching duties, decent support package. Though, frankly, the more I looked at the program during the applications, the more "only okay" it seemed. I'll see if it looks better on the visit, because it still looks like a good program. However, it's small and it's relatively new.

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By gzt (Mon Aug 11, 2008 at 11:19:58 AM EST) gzt, republican, grad student (all tags)
I suppose it's time to come clean: I am, it seems, a Republican liberal arts grad student who always believes himself to be the smartest man in the room. I will admit: it's a tough cross to bear, but somebody has to carry it. If not me, then who? If not now, then when?

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