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today's photoblog

look -- there are still flowers outside!
(and photo-based posts continue while I spend most waking hours writing my general exam).



What is a General Exam? I think this is part of you Ph.D. thing, but what are you having to write endlessly about?

Re: ?

It's one of the steps along the road to the PhD.

Basically, members of my dissertation committee come up with questions about the study that I'm planning to make sure that I have some clue about what I'm doing. After I turn in my written responses to the questions, there will be an oral exam regarding my answers.