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Offline Heorhij

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Prelims...
« on: September 10, 2009, 11:10:20 PM »
Dear ones, could you please say a quick prayer for my daughter Maryana as she is taking the preliminary examinations for her Ph.D. at the Institute of Ukrainian Studies at Harvard University?

She has already taken one written exam earlier today, but she does not know the result yet. Says the exam lasted four hours and she was really exhausted. The exam was in the 19th and 20th century Ukrainian literature. Tomorrow, she has her oral exam in Slavic languages.

Maryana has already passed some very difficult exams in foreign languages (German) and comparative literature. The requirement of her program is that she is considred "passed" when her average grade is A minus. So she cannot pass even if she has all B's.

She is such a great kid, passionate about learning, and very kind and good. Your prayer will be very, very much appreciated!

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« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2009, 12:09:27 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2009, 12:12:02 AM »
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« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2009, 02:43:42 AM »
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« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2009, 04:51:46 AM »
All best wishes to her!

Lord be with her,

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« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2009, 08:23:23 AM »
Lord have mercy on the work of Your Hands.
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« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2009, 12:18:02 PM »
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Consider it done, George..

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« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2009, 12:20:13 PM »
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« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2009, 12:27:13 PM »

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« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2009, 12:31:31 PM »
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Re: Prelims...
« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2009, 08:01:26 AM »
Thank you all so much for the prayers... I am sorry, I provided a wrong information - her next exam is Monday... but thanks anyway!
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« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2009, 11:26:05 PM »
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« Reply #12 on: September 14, 2009, 02:36:29 AM »
Lord have mercy whenever the test comes around!

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« Reply #13 on: September 14, 2009, 06:33:28 PM »
Thank you again for your prayers, folks!

Good news - she passed! Just called her mom and, as Lesya put it, "sang" to her that all the prelims are over. Now she can defend her thesis!

Glory to God! Thank you all!
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« Reply #14 on: September 15, 2009, 07:19:30 AM »
My congratulations to your daughter, George!