October 2020 memories

Happy Halloween! Fun fact I have never celebrated or dressed up for Halloween. It wasn’t something that was celebrated where I lived before moving to Canada, and even when I was here, I always had night classes. Hopefully one year. In the mean time, I will try to watch as many halloween movies as I […]

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Grad school, information package and a mystery

Lately, I have been considering whether or not I want to attend grad school next year, and if so where and what I would study. So imagine my surprise today getting an information package from the school I am most interested in. And here’s the thing I do not remember giving them my address. Seeing […]

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Is diversity getting better for black people in grad school?

I am trying to be careful about what I say because I don’t want it to be held against me. However, there are issues that are important and that we cannot brush aside because it is the safe option. Over the past few days, I have had a few posts about diversity in academia and […]

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Opening up: Job search, grad school, travel, family

I want to open up about some things right now because I am sad and feel alone. It might be held against me. It might be complaining or overreacting. Honestly, I don’t care because its life, I have no one to talk to and its 2020. I can’t get into my National Student Loan Service […]

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September 2020 Memories

I am not sure which one I am more surprised by; the fact that the year is almost over or that I have kept up with these recaps. Just last week I reached 200 followers on this blog. It might not be a lot compared to others, but I am very proud that I have […]

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Feeling Like A Failure and Disappointment

Last month I applied to this undergraduate research conference and last week I got an email saying that my project was accepted. I was happy but at the back of my mind I thought I couldn’t go Now I am struggling to decide whether or not I want to go. I’m the type of person […]

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