Monthly Archive: April, 2014

Nicole Hagstorm Schmidt’s Path Through the English Grad Program


  Nicole Hagstorm Schmidt is currently a graduate student at Western Illinois University as well as an English 180 teacher for undergraduate students. She is well known among the students in the graduate program and… Continue reading

What’re You Gonna Do With That?


When I tell my friends and family that I am in graduate school attempting to get my Master’s Degree in English, without fail, they always ask, “What’re you gonna do with that?” After… Continue reading

University of Iowa, Special Collection Job Shadow: A Reflection


 About two years ago, I made the conscious decision to declare myself as an English major for my undergraduate degree.  More recently, I made the decision to continue my education at some point by… Continue reading