How NOT to Get A Research Position

This is the negative argumentative fellow chem major who tried to put me down when I asked a question, even though the only way he was able to answer was to send me like 8 pages out of a book.

Then he proceeded to admit that he’s on academic probation, but then acts like he’s going to become a TA, which is a grad student position.

He’s got big dreams of getting a PhD in chem, but barely passed organic, or any of the required major courses in fact!

So he sends me this email, telling me that this is what he sent to one of Ualbany’s most popular chemistry lab instructors to try to get in.

I told him his mistakes are: first of all, Dear professor? It sounds right off the bat that this letter is a generic email he sends all professors.

Next, he says he’s a transfer student from fall 2017… like idk if you need to include that, you’re fully ingratiated now. (That’s tit for tat though).

“Someone from the Atmospheric Science department prof….” are you serious with this sentence? You’re already on thin ice with the generic sounding greeting, now you start typing like you’re actually talking? Then he said that this teacher asked him to browse and look for research labs who are doing research that he’s interested in. NOT THAT HE ACTUALLY WAS INTERESTED IN A TOPIC SHES CURRENTLY RESEARCHING.

Then he says, he would appreciate the chance to talk to this professor about her research topic which is a good sentence.

“I’m looking to do research in fall or spring.” That belongs in the beginning of the letter, not the end.

It doesn’t look like this kid is really even thinking about doing research and just asked because I told him that all grad school is is research and the more research experience you get, the better your chances are for grad school especially with a horrible GPA and possibly a shitty GRE score cause like how can you expect to get an AMAZING score if you can’t even do well in classes.

Well this kids is an example of what NOT to do. Don’t be like this guy. Spell check!! And if you truly want to take part in research, let that be known in your email!



So as I stated in previous posts, I will be moving up to Albany for the next year…

I say “for the next year” because I already feel that I will transfer once my lease is up.

Educationally, I hope I’m making the correct choice. After a practically perfect 2 years at Dutchess, I fear that I will not have classmates as goal-oriented and as focused as I am.

I’ve been speaking to lots of incoming and past transfer students, some in my major, and they just don’t seem very encouraging.

People trying to scare me with organic chemistry, physics, and calculus horror stories. The three classes I will be starting this semester. These same people on academic probation trying to tell me how I should be scared.

I know these courses aren’t going to be a walk in the park (which is why I outlined the first 7 chapters of organic, and already taught myself derivatives), but being a supportive classmate instead of being a 100% Debby downer is not the type of shit I want to be around.

I see this as obviously people who aren’t as educationally focused as I am. With no good tips on the actual course itself except “it’s all hard”, “people with the best grades fail this class”, “I don’t do extra credit because failure is a part of success” is just the craziest things I’ve ever heard.

I can see myself just hanging out with myself for the year especially if I don’t get into a lab group! But we’ll see. I’ll reserve my judgement for now.

I’m weirdly excited to take organic chemistry and physics and calculus!!!

Hopefully my excitement remains during the school year, but just teaching myself things like vectors and applying trig to vectors is so exciting.

I’m really going to enjoy the applied mathematics part of physics!

I really can’t wait to be able to apply calculus to physics. That will be pretty fun.

I’m a nerd, leave me alone!

I talked to my advisor today about possibly going into a combined degree program and earn my masters in one additional year after getting my bachelors degree.

That’s what the fuck I’m talking about!!!

Soon, I’ll be Dr. Gaye!!! (With a bunch of student loans!)

What the fuck is up with this formatting? Shit!

So I found out I was body #5 time number 11-14. Lol he actually counted the three times we did it… who does that? Newly popped virgins that’s who.
I’m not retarded. I think I was body number 3 cause the bitch nigga couldn’t handle me.
Add him to the list…Big D, the first few times…
Pencil every single time
Black Africa, 89% of the time.
[Newly popped virgin] EVERY FUCKING SINGLE TIME!!!So now I’m going to (possibly) have someone with similar experience. Possibly. We’ll see if he didn’t blow his load yet.
Omg. Your boy is actually taking the initiative. He wants to “make it worth my while”. I won’t hold my mother fucking breath.!!! edit: so we just met up. i figured out what the
problem is.
I’m doing too much. i need to pull him out when i feel him getting close.
he likes it, so hes not going to tell me to stop…
thats if we ever do it again.I told him about the possibility for sugar daddy and he said “no, you’ll have that relationship that has already formed between you (authority/subordinate)
and nothing will change that.
i told him that he has two masters degrees, so he must have some money.
he said “nahhh, they dont make that much.i havent decided yet
He said something weird before i left…”i’ll talk to you later, but if not, im probably asleep”

In virgin alert news….

So we’re getting to last day of the program and Mr. virginal seems to have a little bit of an attitude and let me tell you why….Looks like a normal, cool response right?Except I’ve gotten to know you for 6 weeks. So manurisms stayed the same til the second to last day?! So the difference between today and a normal day. We would have a typical playful back & forth or whatever, which remained today… except constant on the phone texting especially while I was talking or if we ever met eye gaze. I noticed that he can’t hold eye gaze. He looks toward and above you. Never eye to eye though. Pretending he’s sleeping while I’m talking, and shaking his head when I was presenting like he didn’t like it or agree with it.. Idk. We made it clear in the beginning, fucking no nothing. So I believe that’s clear…Hope it is clear.Ultra clear.Lmao. Oh well. I will never see some of these bitch-ass niggas ever again so I honestly don’t give two shits.

So with snooping, I found something out.Why exactly you’re out of town…But idk, I like HAVE to do it.But any life altering decisions will be left on the back burner for now. Obviously. But I can’t say I’m closed to it or open to it.I’m neutral. I saw what that was or is now, and physically, sure. How do you look completely different in every picture. Like who really are you? Lol 😂 I’m used to destroying something beautiful.i have horrible fucking timing. i wasted all that time with pencil dick!! i had it all wide open, im fucking stupid. but now, i must live with the decisions i made.god fucking damn you. whatever. whatever. i have another chance. hopefully.

I’m about to do something that I possibly shouldn’t… but I honestly think that if I don’t, I may regret it. But it’s possible if I do, I may regret it… but I won’t know if I don’t. Ugh. It’s like I need to do this.So out of nowhere, I made the move. I thought of it, thought of him and how it could’ve turned out. I’m fucking tired of wondering “what if”? I’m tired of that shit. I need to know. If it doesn’t go well, that’s to be expected. Fine. I will tuck my tail between my legs and move up to Albany with no questions.If it goes well, I will be pleasantly surprised.All I know is that he is the closest to perfect I will ever get. And in terms of what I want… it’s him. I’m scared he knows it and will fuck with me. I’m in a pretty weird spot. But I NEED THIS. I want this.And now I can’t be looked at any different.

The announcement…

I will be attending the university of Albany for the Fall 2018 semester, and Chemistry will be my major.

I am super excited to be apart of the Albany Community. There’s so much going on in our state’s capital, I believe it’s the perfect landing spot for me!

With the help of family and friends, I will be looking for housing and getting myself oriented.

For the love of god, I tried.

I tried to give homeboy a chance to prove that he can do something. We had sex 3 times in about a half hour.

If you can’t do the math… 30/3=10. And that’s counting the 5 minutes of fingering… so 25/3= 8 and 1/3, and that is giving him a little more credit.

After the second time, I thought I was the problem, so I told him to get on top. God bless his heart, right when it started to get REALLY GOOD… he came.

I shook my head, and he knew it was over. Lol

He has to be a virgin that literally got his cherry popped within the last two days. There’s no way he isn’t.

Idk how any woman could deal with that.

Practice makes perfect. Hopefully he perfects it. He did let me suck his dick though. Bet it didn’t feel so weird now.

That premature ejaculation has happened to me a lot. I know my shit is magnificent… but after two… you should be able to handle it.

And this nigga had the nerve to ask if we could try having sex without a condom. Bro, you go in for like three minutes and you’re done… I don’t think that’s a good idea.

Stick to what you newly popped virgins do.