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Following my previous post about my experience at my first academic conference, I wanted to share some tips that I found helpful.
During grad school you may be presented with the opportunity to participate in an academic conference. You may feel excited, you may feel nervous or any other emotion associated with presenting in front of your colleagues. If you're debating whether to present in a conference or not...do it! When I first began grad school, the … Continue reading Why You Should Present in Academic Conferences as a Grad Student
Knowing you have one more semester left but that it's going to be one of the most brutal. Comp exams IRB applications Too late to switch concentrations now Am I graduating?
It's the end of the semester but teachers haven't updated grades leaving you in an abyss of confusion and anxiety. You're confident that you did well but you can't risk the unknown. FINALS COMP EXAMS THESIS DISSERTATION WHY ME?!
We all have that musician/band that brings us joy and happiness when we listen to them. They're that band that has a song for each and every emotion that you feel throughout the day. In my case, they're that band that gets me through graduate school without going mentally insane. EXO! EXO is a 9-member … Continue reading EXO: A Band of Neverending Relief
Many of us have a specific area at our job or home where we go to get our work done. This place is ideally an environment where we can focus and be productive; however, it can also be a place where we can get distracted the most. For example, I can get a lot of … Continue reading Switching Up Your Workspace
Graduating in the middle of the school year but the apartment lease is 12 months Money In need of a new job In need of more experience so you can get the new job In need of an internship for the experience to get the new job Don't have enough experience to get hired for the … Continue reading Why Grads Grieve #7
Many of us are already kicking off spring semester with a fresh syllabus and thesis/dissertation research. For some it may be their last semester while some are just getting started on their graduate career. Either way, it's one step closer to completing that goal! Let's go spring!