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As a fourth year doctoral candidate, in addition to having completed comprehensive examinations and prospectus and working on the dissertation, my thoughts are also turning towards the job market and securing that first academic position. This purpose of this blog is to chronicle the trials and tribulations of completing my Ph.D. and finding that first job.

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Helping Out a Fellow Grad Student

I got this from vegreville. Enjoy...

I’m in an experiment
By V on web logs

Linking to this for a conference panel.

Results to be announced during the “Meet the Bloggers” panel at MLA 2006.
Why? A grad student is doing an experiment on the speed of memes.
The specific rules:
1. Write a post linking to this one in which you explain the experiment. (All blogs count, be they TypePad, Blogger, MySpace, Facebook, &c.)
2. Ask your readers to do the same. Beg them. Relate sob stories about poor graduate students in desperate circumstances. Imply I’m one of them. (Do whatever you have to. If that fails, try whatever it takes.)
3. Ping technorati

via: Profgrrrrl

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