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28 September 2002 (Saturday)

if i may sound cocky for a moment

I think I've gotten the hang of this whole life thing.

Either that or my demons are on vacation.

Probably the latter.

posted by enjelani @ 07:40 PM PST [ link ]

24 September 2002 (Tuesday)

yay for cutting-edge universities

I am now officially dreaming of Ann Arbor.

As a partnership between the University of Michigan Business School (UMBS) and the School of Natural Resources & Environment (SNRE), CEMP is a three-year program in which students earn a Master's degree from each school.

CEMP students complete a challenging blend of research, projects, and coursework on issues concerning business, society, and the environment.

Past master's theses include "Strategic Venture Investing in Environmental Technologies for Ford Motor Company," "A Comparative Analysis of Perc Dry Cleaning and an Alternative Wet Cleaning Process," and "Cattle and the Management of Fresh Water Neotropical Wetlands in Palo Verde National Park, Guanacaste, Costa Rica."

Time to start looking for a GMAT prep book.

posted by enjelani @ 04:30 PM PST [ link ]

m. mellow begins his blog!

It's high time this fellow got an online journal of his own. His comments here are often more interesting than the posts he's commenting on.

Welcome to the habit, good sir.

posted by enjelani @ 04:10 PM PST [ link ]

23 September 2002 (Monday)


1. An M.S. in Environmental Engineering, followed by an M.B.A.
2. An M.B.A. with a specialization in green business and sustainable development.
3. An M.S. in Environmental Sciences, with a specialization in corporate strategy and urban planning.
4. An interdisciplinary M.S. in Something I Made Up Because This Field Is Kinda New.

Option 2 seems to be the most viable at the moment. This is an intriguing list of business schools that give weight to environmental and social issues, though I doubt I could get into those programs. I'm also enough of a geek that I'd like to get my hands dirty in an M.S. program. I should be a little wary of delving back into fields involving chemistry, I suppose; I got straight Bs in college o-chem.

For the record, I'm having the time of my life with this music thing. Aside from the occasional "I am good enough?" pangs of panic, there are no real doubts, and certainly no regrets. But for better or worse, I thrive on a variety of input, and I start getting restless when my work consists of one thing only. The work tends to suffer, too. So I'm looking into the possibilities of life beyond the record contract, seeing as music is unlikely to provide for retirement, and I don't intend to be traveling all the time as a mom ten years down the road. Anyway, I can think of worse things to do on tour than studying for the GMAT.

posted by enjelani @ 07:17 PM PST [ link ]