This week we’ve put together wish lists for technology and professionalization, perfect for the grad students in your life. Today our authors focus on their favorite gifts to relieve stress and improve your grad’s personal life.
Katie S. – Bodum Stainless Steel Double Wall French Press Mug: As a caffeine connoisseur who has […]
Earlier this week, our authors put together a list of some of the top tech gifts for grad students. Today, they’re focusing on gifts to make the path to professionalization as a graduate student that much easier.
Ashley – Custom Business Cards: One of the most basic ways to network and make an […]
Shopping for graduate students can be hard. We’re making it a little easier this week with a series of gift guides for the special graduate students in your life. We’re kicking off our annual gifts for grads week with hot picks for tech gifts from those who are in the know: our very own […]
Alicia Peaker is the GradHacker Development Editor and a PhD candidate in English at Northeastern University. Her research examines women’s literary and artistic contributions to ecological discourses in the first half of the twentieth century. She tweets @aliciapeaker and blogs here.
Katie Shives is a PhD candidate in Microbiology at the University […]
Auriel Fournier is a PhD student in the Arkansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at the University of Arkansas. Her research focuses on the fall migration of secretive marsh birds and how they utilize different kinds of wetlands. She tweets bird and grad school related things @amv_fournier and writes for Birds and […]
I got lucky with my graduate institution and cohort, where elitism is somewhat unfashionable. However, as a first generation college student entering graduate study, I still struggled with the secret […]
Katie Irwin is a guest author and doctoral student in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her research focuses on rhetoric, gender, and rural reform during the early 20th century. You can find her on Twitter @katieirwin.
I am someone who does the “grad school thing” pretty well. […]
I once had a prominent scientist tell me that “it is better to share a cake with others than to eat a cookie […]
John Garrison Marks is a guest author and doctoral candidate in history at Rice University. His research examines free people of color and racial identity in Spanish America and the United States during the 18th and 19th centuries. You can find him on Twitter @johngmarks, and at his personal blog johngmarks.com
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