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The Tired Historian

Part One: Coping With Life After Graduate School

Lauren
5 min readFeb 6, 2024

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I graduated from Arizona State University in December with a master’s in history. This was a remarkable accomplishment, but this past month has been a blur of job applications, endless coffee refills, and unexplained exhaustion.

I am hoping this blog series, “The Tired Historian,” will shed light on the rawness of grad…

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Lauren

Public historian • Writer • Passion for telling contested histories • she/her