So at the end of last semester I wrote a post about what really helped me be successful during my first semester of grad school.
Want to know what helped me finish my second semester?
Crying. A fair amount of crying
Okay, maybe it didn’t help me, but was more of a byproduct of this semester. This semester was nuuuuuts. Even with continuing what I was doing before and improving in the areas I wanted to, it was hard.
Right off the bat I knew this semester was going to be very busy and I worked to keep up. I was doing pretty well, but then five weeks into the semester my grandma died. Losing her was so hard. And then the ensuing family drama that came along with her death. I’ll spare you all the details, but it was rough.
And you better believe it affected my school work. Continue reading