GRADsKool 2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever.

Crunchy numbers

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A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 4,600 times in 2010. That’s about 11 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 6 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 14 posts. There were 4 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 170kb.

The busiest day of the year was May 4th with 60 views. The most popular post that day was Applying — It’s May and I have not heard from grad school.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for what can you do with a phd, gradskool, paperology, finding a supervisor, and sonali lokuge.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Applying — It’s May and I have not heard from grad school May 2010


Applying — Finding a Supervisor December 2009


Applying — Choosing a grad program, supervisor and lab January 2010
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Applying — Ask a Professor December 2009


Applying — Reference Letters January 2010
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