University of Venus

GenX Women in Higher Ed, Writing from Across the Globe

July 13, 2010 - 7:10pm
My graduate department gave particularly brutal comprehensive exams. For our major field, we were expected to answer three questions in a 24-hour period. Our advisers claimed that it was never intended to be an all-night exam, but for hyper-competitive and insecure graduate students, the tradition was to prove your mettle by staying up all night, writing erudite, thoughtful and, by four in the morning, incomprehensible essays.
July 11, 2010 - 9:15pm
University of Venus: a place for inspiration, change, and solutions.There is a crisis in higher education and we see this crisis as an opportunity for change.

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