Mar 4, 2010

I've Got MORE Big News!

I have big, gigantic, amazing news. Are you ready for more good stuff in 2010/5770 for Chaviva?

I got into NYU!
Yes, I have been accepted for their Dual Degree in Education/Jewish Studies and Jewish Studies/Hebrew. Color me stoked. I also am happy to report a scholarship for tuition and fees! At NYU, that's big doings. Now, there are those of you who are thinking, Why on earth are you getting ANOTHER MA? At that, why TWO more? Well, the answer is really long and complicated, but let's just say that although I love the program here at UConn, it's not doing what I need it to do, and I wasn't qualified on paper to compete with PhD students for the caliber program I would like to be in. I'm short on language, teaching experience, you name it. Sure, I've given papers and taught classes and stuff, but it's bigger picture things that matter. There's one main professor in my program, and while he is the most awesome professor out there, he's holding the program on his own. Thus, I'm off for more academic pursuits, in the hopes of becoming a Jewish educator of tomorrow. I'm going to light all sorts of fires, darn't.

So stay tuned. We'll be talking new jobs, moving, not moving, me commuting five million hours from Connecticut (listen: this isn't an option), etc. We'll figure something out, just stay tuned. It's going to be an interesting few months!


Yahnatan Lasko said...
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Yahnatan Lasko said...

Mazel tov!

shavuatov said...

Mazel tov, Chavi. In another life, I would so be doing what you're doing... yes I am slightly (a lot) envious, but very, very pleased for you!


gruven_reuven said...

Mazel tov!!!

Excellent News!!

alto artist said...

Mazel tov!!


mrsjessica said...

Mazal tov, mazal tov!!! We're already moving to New York, so that's not an issue for us, but housing etc will totally be!

Now I'm wondering if I will hear soon!! Oy.

I won't stress out, I won't stress out, I won't stress out. Your program isn't the same as mine, and you are a lot closer to New York than I am.


Aliza "La Jewminicana" Hausman said...

Mazel tov, seems like you got to get cracking on visiting some of the cool Jewish communities "in the city."

Dunking Rachel said...

how wonderful!

don't know if you have the below link...they will also send any new news to your enail etc....

it will help on the ever opening and closing where to eat!

Sara @ Our Best Bites said...

Congrats to you! (or am I supposed to say Mazel tov? I totally feel left out just saying Congrats, lol) That's exciting- good luck!

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