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No BookRiot, this is NOT cool

Ugh!! I can't even believe I have to write this blog post. Here I was, the day after a nice snow storm, catching up on some BookRiot news and I see this headline... I really enjoy BookRiot, so I decide to cut them some slack for blasting this news article and I go directly to… Continue reading No BookRiot, this is NOT cool

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Etsy Shop, graduate school, MLIS, Organization, Research Process, Writing Papers

How I Stopped F*cking Up My Semester and Finally Got My Sh*t Together

I try to stay away from swearing* but this topic really does require it. When I say I stopped fucking up my semester, here is what I really mean: I stopped having panic attacks every night for the two weeks prior to finals I stopped ending up in the psychiatric ward because of stress-related changes… Continue reading How I Stopped F*cking Up My Semester and Finally Got My Sh*t Together

Book Reviews

You get NO cookies: Straightwashing Dumbledore

I'm too angry to write a whole long post about all the reasons why I have been slowly dropping my love for the creator of Harry Potter (I promise I will make that post someday), but in the meantime, please read this AMAZING article written by Adiba Jaigirdar over at BookRiot. Also. Smash some of… Continue reading You get NO cookies: Straightwashing Dumbledore

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Etsy Shop!

Blissfully Bookish will be opening an Etsy shop in the next few weeks to deliver all your bookish home good needs! What is a bookish home good need? Cozy Blankets Cozy Hats Baskets Bookmarks Pencil/Pen holders Scarves and so much more! We hope you will stay tuned to see the fabulous items we are going… Continue reading Etsy Shop!

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Step Three in Writing a Research Paper

Now that you have picked your topic it's time for the fun part! Boolean search operators and key words!! Don't worry...I don't expect you to be as excited as I am about this, or to even know what Boolean search operators are, but that's why this blog series exists. Two main differences between academic databases… Continue reading Step Three in Writing a Research Paper

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The Great Wall of Calendars

In this video I talk about my great wall of calendars that helps keep me on track for school assignments and keeps me motivated! Follow for more school hacks!!

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The Reality of Graduate School

Third cup of coffee ✔️ Translating notes I forgot to do all week ✔️ Haven't showered because who has the time ✔️ Happiest place on Earth ✔️

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Graduate School Survival Guide

Get yourself a planner that works for you! I highly suggest reading my previous blog about the three biggest mistakes people make when using a planner. Coffee.Coffee.Coffee.Coffee.Coffee.Coffee.Coffee.Coffee.Coffee.Coffee.Coffee. Friends in your program. Support from family or friends. Someone to tell you when to take a break even when you don't want to. The ability to cry… Continue reading Graduate School Survival Guide

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A Day in the Life

The one question I get asked over and over again is How do you find the time to do everything??? So I thought I would do an impromptu post that covers a day in my life. Now, with that said, I wear a lot of hats: Full Time Graduate Student Part-Time Reference Associate Per-Diem Information… Continue reading A Day in the Life