Getting into your dream PhD Program

In recent years, applications to Graduate school in America and Canada (especially among international applicants) have increased while the funding opportunities have reduced especially to applicants outside the core sciences. PhD positions are becoming hard to come by especially among top research universities. The truth is that many Universities do not derive pleasure in rejecting … Continue reading Getting into your dream PhD Program

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JUNE 12; JETTISIONING THE TRIBAL SENTIMENTS OF THE ANNUAL REMEMBRANCE RITUAL

June 12 cannot be forgotten in a hurry. The events that played out still baffle a lot of bystanders and have left the political savvy amazed. Whether the day is accorded the attention it deserves or not, it cannot be forgotten in haste. 24 years ago, a Presidential election was annulled for some of the … Continue reading JUNE 12; JETTISIONING THE TRIBAL SENTIMENTS OF THE ANNUAL REMEMBRANCE RITUAL

Why are the prices of goods and services rising?

On the website of the National Bureau of Statistics is the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Inflation report for December 2016. The CPI which measures inflation increased by 18.55% (year-on-year) in December 2016. This is 0.07 percent points higher from the rate recorded in November 2016 (18.48 percent). Let us admit it. January is a … Continue reading Why are the prices of goods and services rising?