Visualization

Currently I am composing two cover letters, hoping for but not counting on positive results.  In fact, I’ve determined to vigilantly cater to my morale by looking upon both letters as primarily fun.  Cathartic writing exercises as it were, worthwhile in their own right, with benefits guaranteed. More recently I’ve begun work on a missive…

Summarily

  Successful completion of a PhD will everafter require that one be able to summarize those years of work and hundreds of pages, and how that effort continues to matter in the real world, in just a few sentences.  Having written what I strive to not be a demoralizing number of cover letters, I’ve become…

Philosophy doctor

Because it is apparently not possible for me to completely abandon the quest for professorship, I am currently composing a(nother) new cover letter.  I am attempting to remain completely honest in my self-representation.  That way, in the admitted high likelihood that I am not selected for an interview from among the likely hundreds of worthy…