Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Wait...didn't I finish school?

Uh...apparently not and the hours in the days don't seem to be enough.

For some reason...and the reason is Jason's procrastination ways...theAdviser wants the thesis submitted NOW. I also want it done and so I'm glad he's pushing hard for this to get fixed and turned in. The deal is that your committee reads your thesis and then marks it up with comments etc, you fix all that and then submit it...turn in mounds of paper work and then if all the eggs are in the correct basket your thesis is accepted by the graduate school and 3 months later they mail you your degree.

So Right. I'm on the first step. Earlier in the evening I got off the phone with one of my committee members who wanted to go through the thesis commets in person and so I have all the corrections in hand. Some are just typo corrections and some are not as trivial.

Tonight I have to make some plots to send in to the reviewers for my publication and so my plan is to get that done. Then tomorrow I'm going to get going on the thesis corrections. Hopefully it's all done by the end of the night...whenever that might be. I also have to write the acknowledgments which is a non-trivial endeavor

Jason and I managed to squeeze in a 3 mile run this evening and are just going to watch the cubs have some dinner (which is going to be *awesome* as we are trying to eat all the food we have left before we move...so Mac & Cheese it is) and then try to get to bed at a reasonable hour and not think about the disaster that is our apartment at the moment.


Anonymous said...

hope it all goes smoothly

Runner Susan said...

have i told you guys how proud i am of both of you? i feel like i've watched you grow up from my little spot here in TX.

Are you guys running Chicago this year?

Scott said...

Leah - love the new look on your Blog. I think I'm all caught up now.

lifestudent said...

HA! I love the whole cleaning out the cabinets/fridge/freezer before a move. Its like random everything-but-the-kitchen-sink dinners every night for a month. I am glad we are finally in a house and dont plan to move for a while - but we still have a clean-out-the-fridge night every now and then!