Posts Tagged: Grad School
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How To Teach Creative Writing To Undergrads While Being A Feminist Harpy

People drop things on the Internet and run all the time. So we have to ask. In this edition, writer, editor and MFA student Jia Tolentino tells us more about what it’s like to be a college writing instructor.

How will I live without typing words like "pls use spell check" & "pls don't use 'cock' in that context" & "is the narrator a ghost or what"

— Jia Tolentino (@jiatolentino) February 25, 2014

Jia! So what happened here?

I teach introductory creative writing at the University of Michigan, and I’d just finished this agonizingly detailed response letter to the 20th student story [...]

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Things to Spend Money on Other Than Grad School

Three things you could do with $13,000 instead of spending two quarters in a grad school. (To this list I would add that you could have bought 438 shares of BP at $29.67 in June and be cashing it in today at 43.16, for almost $19,000.)