I did something scary yesterday…

January 4, 2013

Yesterday, I paid my Spring tuition bill with my credit card. This is a terrifying thing because it took us almost four years to dig ourselves out of credit card debt, and I haven’t had anything resembling a $4,000 balance on a credit card since then. *deep breaths* So, I know what you’re thinking, because [...]

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First Semester: Accomplished!

December 17, 2012

As of 9 pm Thursday (12/13/12), I was done with my first semester of graduate school. You would think I’d be thrilled about that, and I am, but when the night ended, I was pretty darn upset. Finals Tribulations My last final of the semester was for my MBA Accounting class. I had been studying [...]

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Of Missing Class and Registering for Next Semester

November 15, 2012

Missing Class I missed my first class of the semester last night. I didn’t want to (I actually hate missing school, always have), especially because I paid good money to be in class, absorbing the information the teacher imparts during the lecture. I also really didn’t to miss class because it was Business Law, my [...]

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Update: Three Classes, My Study Schedule, and Midterms

October 10, 2012

Update 1: Three Classes This “three classes” thing is harder than I thought it was going to be. I wish I had an extra hour or two a week to devote to each of my classes, but I’m already spending most of every night I’m not in class studying, and most of every weekend, so [...]

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Update: I got an accounting job!

September 24, 2012

Just a quick run-by update: I got a job in my current office as an Accounting Clerk 1. It never would have occurred to me to apply because I’ve only been going to school for my Masters of Accounting for (now) four weeks, but the head of the accounting department called me into her office [...]

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In Which I Recount 5 Things I Learned Doing My Homework This Weekend

September 18, 2012

I hope you all had a great weekend. I spent the weekend doing homework (duh), a few chores (laundry! dishes!), and watching How I Met Your Mother on Netflix with my husband when I couldn’t look at my books any longer. (I also maybe watching How to Train Your Dragon on Friday when I got [...]

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The FinCon12 Dilemma

September 1, 2012

What to do, what to do? If you follow my actual blog, you might know that I’m going to the Financial Blogger Conference (FinCon12) next week. I’m really, really excited. Here’s the thing: The conference starts on Thursday, 9/6. That’s the day I have my next accounting class, and the instructor has already said that [...]

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What I Learned About My Classes – Week 2

August 31, 2012

Second week of classes is done and over with, and I have a few insights I want to capture for my future reference. BUSN 6530: Data Analysis What I Learned: Read, or at least skim, the textbook chapters before class. The professors accent is thick enough that if I don’t know what he’s talking about [...]

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Milestones: First Week of Classes

August 27, 2012

Bottom line, the first week of class was great. But then again, I was always one of those weird kids for whom the first day/week/month of school was my favorite time of the year. New teachers, new material, new friends… everything new and exciting and interesting. I’m delighted to find that my joy for going [...]

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Milestones: First Day of Class!

August 21, 2012

Today is my first day of class! (I’m writing this in the hour and a half break between work’s end (5 pm) and the start of class (6:30 pm).) “Data Analysis for Managers” is the name of my Tuesday evening class, and I am a little nervous about it because the name of the text [...]

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