Tag Archive: grad school apps

Guess I wasn’t quite done yet

So, I was accepted to a seventh graduate school today – UC San Diego just came through with an offer of admission and a full four-year funding package. Wow. It’s probably best that… Continue reading

The Decision

I am happy to announce that this fall I will be beginning a Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. The official acceptance forms have been sent in and I’m… Continue reading

U.S.A. Whirlwind Trip Report

So, I made it back to Japan and am actually writing this from my desk at work. Of course, there’s incredibly little to do, given that the kidlings are all on vacation. But… Continue reading

Where are the brakes on this thing?

The past few days have been really productive, albeit not as productive as they needed to be (are they ever?). Took care of a bunch of things I’ve been waiting months (and even… Continue reading

Final grad school results

Well, I’m done with the application process that has been my life for the last six months – the last two letters came in the mail yesterday. And, for posterity, here are the… Continue reading

Good news from Princeton!!!

Wow, my head is going to explode. Just got the following email (highlights only): “Dear Kristi, I’m delighted to report that you’ve been admitted to Princeton’s Ph.D. program in Politics with full fellowship… Continue reading

And Cornell says… Admitted!!!

The verdict is in for Cornell – I’m in!!! Dear Kristi, Congratulations! We are pleased to announce that you have been admitted to graduate study in the Department of Government at Cornell University… Continue reading

UW-Madison: The verdict is in!

Accepted, with five years of guaranteed financial support and a nomination for their “most prestigious and most competitive fellowship”! Not doing too bad so far. Heading off to Nagano with Grace and Rosalind… Continue reading

Good news from Berkeley!!!

I’ve been accepted. “Dear Kristi, Please accept our warmest congratulations! This is an informal note to let you know that the our Admissions Committee is delighted to recommend you to the University of… Continue reading

Unquestionably Winter

Snow has settled in to stay here in Kamo as of late – I ventured out for a little bit today to take a couple of shots: Snowy Omi Shrine, Kamo Originally uploaded… Continue reading