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Today we’ll hear from Gary, our Student Stories blogger in the PhD program, who will return to the U.S. Marine Corps after he completes his Fletcher studies.  Though I’ve often watched as a parade of limousines and police cars escort a dignitary to Fletcher, I had never thought about the behind-the-scenes efforts to make the […]

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Fletcher was closed yesterday for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, but we’re back today for a shopping spree.  Shopping for classes, that is.  Students have the opportunity to listen to an introduction that may guide their choice of whether to take a class, and with introductions offered all day, a lot of their questions […]

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It has been a while since the blog featured a Five-Year Update, and I’m excited to kick off the profiles from the Class of 2012 — a group that seems especially full of wonderful people.  I’m extra pleased that the first of these posts comes from Vanessa Vidal Castellanos, whom I interviewed for her […]

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Today’s post offers information that doesn’t change year to year, but I hope that reading it today will help you navigate the post-submission application process.

With no further delay, if you submitted an application yesterday for the January 10 deadline, let me congratulate you on having completed most of your work!  The burden is now […]

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Continuing to catch up with our student bloggers following the fall semester, today we’ll hear from Adi, who is now one semester from completing the MIB program.

Now that I have officially finished the fall semester, I can reflect on what happened, while also looking ahead to my final semester at Fletcher.  What was […]

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Fletcher is still a quiet place with most students still on their winter break, but the Admissions Office isn’t quiet at all.  We’ve had a few visitors today for the last of the on-campus interviews, and two of our Graduate Assistants — Cece and Cindy — are back at work.  Naturally, the inbox is […]

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The second student blogger end-of-semester wrap-up comes from Kaitlyn, who like many of her fellow students, appreciates a busy schedule.

This first semester, especially the second half, was a whirlwind of activity.  It had never felt so bizarre as when I passed in my last final exam and stepped outside the doors of […]

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Here I am, in my kitchen, watching the snow swirl around outside the window.  In one laptop window, I’m writing this post.  In another, I’m participating in a pre-deadline online chat, along with all my other Admissions pals.  We’re connected to each other with a conference call, so that we can ensure we answer all […]

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Every year I introduce our new graduate assistants, and I write posts as needed about new staff members.  But I generally (and inexcusably) neglect to tell you about the long-time staff.  In fact, you may be wondering whom I’m referring to when I mention Liz or Kristen, or another of my Admissions pals.  Today I’ll […]

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The Admissions Office wasn’t closed last week, but it was a lonely place for Marquita, who was keeping everything going.  We’re back today and ready to take your questions ahead of the January 10 deadline.  Send us an email, give us a call, or participate in our online chat on Thursday.  We look […]

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