There’s a new campaign in academia: hacking. GradHacker is just one part of a wider movement seeking to engage with the academy in a new way. HackLib founder, Micah Vandegrift explained that his “group took it upon themselves to engage professional development in higher education and, utilizing social media and other technologies, craft […]
1. Do you find yourself rationalizing your need for relaxation instead of just relaxing?
2. Do you often talk down about your own accomplishments?
3. Do you feel the need to take every offer, attend every meeting and join every committee?
If you said yes to any of these, you are probably a grad […]
It’s that time of the semester: stress-inducing mid-term approaching time. It’s always about five to six weeks into the semester that I start getting frantic questions or queries from students about all sorts of things. I’ve learned to take the barrage of questions and concerns in stride. Many of my students seem to only […]
Some of us in the graduate world find ourselves balancing the various duties of our studies along with responsibilities within a residential hall. While the role of an RA may vary depending on the university’s culture, some basic guidelines hold true. Over my last year as an RA, I’ve learned a few basic tips to […]
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One of the *many* new realities of graduate study is that the "traditional" student is no longer all that common. F… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…