I just finished leading ~75 minutes of class discussion for my Economic Development Seminar. This assignment has vexed me for weeks, since this class is theory driven and the one I feel least competent in. The topic I chose was workforce development and skills formation, and a reading about South Korea's industrialization undergirded our discussion. … Continue reading Lessons learned from leading class discussion
oh my god, i passed! this is the most exciting 80 i've ever gotten in my life. Law for Public Administrators is kicking my butt. Professor Szypszak intimidates the hell out of me. i'm pretty sure he gave me credit for my imprecise reply for "what does penumbra refer to regarding Griswold v. Connecticut," but i don't care. this is … Continue reading Law for Public Administrators
the MPA@UNC application embraces the unknown. i love it.
i just finished a phone interview with UNC. they work quickly. the application deadline was 1/15. roughly 50% of interviewees are accepted into the MPA program, so i'm no shoo in. but i'm more interested in the MPA program than I was prior to the call. the interviewers were professional, prepared and gracious. two professors, … Continue reading UNC School of Government interview
The UNC MPA application is out the door, and I'll submit NCSU this week. I believe I ought to explore programs outside of the state and the US for good measure, but my inner naysayer says out-of-state tuition will be prohibitive, and what sense does it make to learn about economic development in an international … Continue reading NCCU, maybe not a good choice for grad school