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Collected Item: “Ph.D. exams in quarantine”

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Ph.D. exams in quarantine

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Photograph. I took it

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My family stayed mostly at home through July. I began my Ph.D. exams in June and finished them at the beginning of July. I had to work in the office of our apartment complex, because I couldn't concentrate in our apartment with two kids. When the cases began to rise in July in Arizona, the governor closed bars, gyms, and water parks. As a result my complex closed the offices, and I had to scramble to find another place to work. Thankfully our professors decided to give us 2 weeks (instead of 1) to answer each question, and I passed with high scores.

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#phdlife, #phdexams, #quarantine, #work, #stircrazy

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Erin Lane

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