Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by wisecrackerz, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. wisecrackerz

    wisecrackerzWell Known MemberMember

    To me!

    I haven't been around for a little while, and I'm sorry for that; I've missed the forum and everybody here.

    The reason I haven't been around is that I have been finishing up my graduate school application.

    On Friday, I was not only accepted, but offered a teaching assistantship in the PhD program within the Chemistry Department at my first choice graduate school. This comes with a full scholarship, and a living stipend. I was a science nerd before, but now I can be one for real, and get paid to do it :)

    I just wanted to thank everybody here for supporting me through the last couple of years, as they've been tough.

    Thanks for everything, guys!
  2. Akari_32

    Akari_32Fishlore LegendMember

    Aww thats awesome! Congrats :D
  3. MD Angels

    MD AngelsWell Known MemberMember

    WHOO HOO!!:happy0064:

    Congrats to you is right!!! I know how stressful and demanding school is, and how exceptional you must have to be, to have been offered such a fantastic opportunity!

    Good for you! You must be so excited! :;bananabeer When do we party??

  4. OP

    wisecrackerzWell Known MemberMember

    thanks guys; I'm super psyched! I'm kinda stoked about being able to use my lab equipment for fishy stuff, lol.

  5. Akari_32

    Akari_32Fishlore LegendMember

    You know you're addicted to fish when....

  6. OP

    wisecrackerzWell Known MemberMember

    ...when you want to misapproriate your eventual doctoral degree and the equipment for said degree for fish use lol.
  7. Akari_32

    Akari_32Fishlore LegendMember

    Exactly XD
  8. Everythingzen

    EverythingzenWell Known MemberMember

    That's super exciting! Congratulations hon!!
  9. Dino

    DinoFishlore VIPMember

    Wonderful news!!!

    Nothing wrong with being a science nerd.
    We have a herd of them on this site.

    Dino- founding member of the Nerd Herd!
  10. Donnerjay

    DonnerjayWell Known MemberMember

    Well done!
  11. Lucy

    LucyModeratorModerator Member

    Wow! That's great news!
  12. pirahnah3

    pirahnah3Fishlore VIPMember

    I know I said it before but WAY TO GO! soon to be Dr crackerz lol
  13. OP

    wisecrackerzWell Known MemberMember

    Awwww, thanks you guys :) it's so nice to be a member of such a distinguished herd! i'm super psyched to be a professional nerd. you guys have really been a source of stability and sanity in my ridiculously crazy life, from concussed loaches, to heat waves, to intercontinental travel, to low maintenance care for my full time fish sitter. Thanks for all the help and advice, from myself and from my fish!
  14. Butterfly

    ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

    Congrats! Keep us posted on how you're doing :)
  15. psalm18.2

    psalm18.2Fishlore LegendMember

    That's wonderfull! Well done, bravo. See, hard work DOES pay off in the end.

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