Euphoric or delirious? Exams next week!

I’m actually excited to take my doctoral exams. No really. I have been absolutely geeking out about aspects of my topics with committee members, other faculty and other grad students.

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Source: http://www.geeknewwave.com/article/geek-out-week-3222013

To some extent, I’ve been doing the things I set out to do to prepare for my exams. I still need to pump up steps 1 and 2, but I’m in a good place. It’s weird, I feel like I could study for another 8 months and still not have everything down, but that’s not the point.

The point is to socialize me into my field, to accelerate the process of exploring diverse bodies of literature and synthesizing them, and to formally assess my ability to articulate this synthesis in writing and orally. And in the process, I’ll be teaching my committee members, who are all experts in something, but not everything with regards to my interdisciplinary topic.

One thought on “Euphoric or delirious? Exams next week!

  1. You’re a real geek. I’m good at exams but I never enjoy it. But I can see you enjoy it. It means you can enjoy every part of your life. You’re a fun geek, Devon.