Laura B. McGrath is a PhD student in English at Michigan State University. You can find her on Twitter @LBMcGrath.
This week marked (what I hope will be) a turn toward spring in West Michigan. I can leave my parka at home, I can see some grass peeking up timidly from the [...]
There is a big difference between the research posters we make in graduate school compared with our seventh grade science projects. Some of us, [...]
Liz Homan is a doctoral candidate in the Joint Program in English and Education at The University of Michigan. This post is adapted from one she posted on her own blog in October 2013. You can find her on Twitter at @lizhoman or on her blog, Gone Digital.
Whether you teach in [...]
I thought my dissertation would be rigorous because of how much research and writing I would have to do, which is true, but I did not anticipate how challenging it [...]
Katy Meyers is a PhD student at Michigan State University in the Department of Anthropology. With Alex Galarza, she is one of the original creators and a co-editor of GradHacker. Follow her at on her blog and at @bonesdonotlie.
“Let’s not sugar coat this, grad school is tough”
Kaitlin Gallagher is a PhD Candidate specializing in Biomechanics in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo in Canada, and a permanent author for GradHacker. You can follow her on twitter at @KtlnG.
Congratulations on becoming a grad student! You feel great about because you were one of a select few [...]
A big focus here at Gradhacker is how to use technology to facilitate teaching, writing, and research. We’ve written in [...]
Laura Mitchell is a guest author and an M.A. candidate in Public Humanities at Brown University. You can find her on Twitter @lb_mitch.
It’s not news that boundaries are blurring between the academy and practitioners in non-academic settings. From the ever-expanding alt-ac and post-ac conversation to trends in engaged scholarship, the ability [...]
I’ve been highly visible online since I started my PhD at MSU. Within my first month of grad school here I developed the ‘Bones Don’t [...]
So many people equate graduate school with the pursuit of an intellectual passion. Right alongside this line of thinking is the assumption that doing [...]
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