Archive for

two down, one to go

Well, I finished the second comprehensive exam. It’s amazing what you know and yet forget to put on the page. :~ Ah well. A shower, some protein, a silly movie, and then on to the next and final written exam. That’s right – Monday I describe the theory and practice of the Russian and Spanish … Continue reading

second exam coming up

Today is the second of my comprehensive exams. All about 19th century American History. The big questions that is. I’m psyched and ready to go 🙂 I’ve studied and thought and arranged and rearranged authors, theories, perspectives. Now all I have to do is get them onto the page in some comprehensible manner. Back to … Continue reading

the day after with two to go

So I’ve recovered I think from the first exam. I could not fall asleep last night, – Now I want to throw up 😦 It’s slow going today. After calls from Dad, Mom, and David (last night) and numerous e-mails of support. I am getting my act together so at 10:35 I’m finally ready to … Continue reading

The first Exam!!

Well, tomorrow’s the big day. I take my first comprehensive exam on Nov 9 from 8-5. The other two are on Nov 12 and Nov 16. The first exam deals with Public History, the second 19th century American History ), and the third on the theory and practice of Empire, specifically Spain and Russia . … Continue reading

the exams are almost here.

All is well here. My first exam is on Monday. I’m nervous because I want to do well. There is so much buzzing around in my head, it’s hard to sleep or keep on task. I feel as though everything is coming together. It’s amazing to realize how much I’ve learned over the past few … Continue reading