I had no idea what I wanted to do after finishing my undergraduate education, which I spent studying linguistics for four years. This was obviously not going to get me a practical job.
Puerto Rico is out of money, which means grad students are losing the funding they need to complete their degrees.
Of the $1.19 trillion in student debt in the U.S., 40 percent belongs to graduate students, who account for just 14 percent of the college population.
I made the grad school choice late last fall, independent of the fact that my fiance and I had happily scheduled our small, 14-person wedding for early September 2015.
Kelsky’s rates page indicates that, in general, she charges $150 an hour—unless you’re asking for help on your tenure review, in which case the per-hour price jumps up to $250.
“Since I don’t know of a clear way to make more, I am going somewhere where the same amount hopefully buys more.”
“Are you afraid of getting burned?” asked my supervisor as I gingerly lifted a floppy, undercooked crêpe with a spatula. I looked at it with dismay as it fell apart. She swept it off to the side with one long motion of her own spatula, greasing the griddle again. “I’m not,” she said as I struggled to spread the thick buckwheat batter evenly on the huge griddle.