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Puzzles & Riddles
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 (Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 01:56:11 PM EST) gzt, reply all, puerto rico, phd, hacker, cobol (all tags)
Old school.

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