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 […]
Jenae Cohn is a guest author and PhD student in English, pursuing a Designated Emphasis in Writing, Rhetoric, and Composition Studies, at The University of California, Davis. You can follow her on Twitter at @jenae_cohn or check out her semi-regularly-updated blog at www.jenaecohn.net. She writes there about pedagogy, research, technology, and […]
What do you do when experiences during (and possibly related to) grad school paralyze you with fear or other strong emotions? […]
Laura B. McGrath is a PhD student in English at Michigan State University. She tweets at @LbMcGrath
I’m in the middle of comprehensive exam preparation, a process familiar to many graduate students. Day after day, I read in preparation for my exams. It’s been a months-long process, with an end only distantly in […]
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.
I always wanted to be […]
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