Education: A test of will

Case Study 1 | The Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Hours spent preparing for the test: 130
Coffees consumed while studying: 67
Flashcards flipped: 750
Practice exams taken: 13
Hours of official testing: 4

All to calculate a few numbers determining my eligibility for graduate education.

Case Study 2 | Fellowship applications

Months dedicated to the process: 18
Coffees consumed while studying: 1080
Essay drafts: 78*
Peer editors: 14
Letters of recommendation: 14
Mock interviews: 6
Submissions: 7
Likelihood of success based on previous statistics: 4%

Cheerio!

*divided across 4 separate fellowships

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