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GRE and Me

After several days of procrastinating, I finally signed up for my GRE. I’m going to test the day after Thanksgiving because it is a partial break week. I’ve found that most of the colleges that offer full funding want GRE … Continue reading

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Ivy League…Me?

I’ve been looking around at full-residency schools and have found a lot of great programs. One of my top picks is the University of Notre Dame. They only accept 5-6 students in the fall but they provide full funding. I … Continue reading

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Fall and Full Residency

I’m so glad that fall is finally here. For some reason, I like gray skies and drizzly rain more than the heat of summer. Of course, living in Colorado, fall is a very short season. This weekend, I’m buried under … Continue reading

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Writing Begins With the Breath

I’m trying to get through Writing Begins With the Breath by Laraine Herring before school starts. I know I was supposed to read Spunk & Bite but I was kind of bored by it. I’ll go back to it soon, … Continue reading

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Getting Back in Gear

I finally sat down and wrote something last night. I agonize over writing. I’ve convinced myself that I must have an idea before I start writing. Nothing comes and I get depressed and don’t write. For me, I get ideas … Continue reading

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Southern New Hampshire University Strikes Back

A couple of days ago, I posted about Southern New Hampshire University. I got six calls the first day and five the second. Still no message. I decided just to call them. The woman who answered the phone wasn’t exactly … Continue reading

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MFA Recruiters?

I received a call from Southern New Hampshire University today regarding their MFA program. Actually, I received six calls from SNHU today and not once did they leave a message. I’ve dealt with recruiters at working adult schools like University … Continue reading

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Low Cost MFA?

After my meltdown last night, I head to AWP’s website and looked through their listing on creative nonfiction low residency MFA programs. I found seventeen programs that were under $30,000. Most were in the low to mid twenties. I feel … Continue reading

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MFA Freakout

In my quest to find an MFA program, I am once again in meltdown mode. Looking at a $42,000 price tag for Western State or $48,000 for Naropa (both low-res in-state) has me worried. Can I really justify putting myself … Continue reading

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Busy Busy Summer

I just finished a two week intensive course and I’m exhausted. I love being able to earn three credit hours in two weeks but it truly takes the full two weeks. I just submitted my last assignment and I’m looking … Continue reading

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