Karra Shimabukuro is a guest author and PhD student specializing in Folkloric Representations in Medieval and Early Modern Literature at the Department of English, Language, and Literature at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. You can follow her on twitter at@khkshimabukuro
Much has been written about what tips and strategies graduate students can […]
I’ll just get it out there: I’m a complete grump when it comes to noise in the library. I mean, I’m a really unreasonable, hypercritical, expects-too-much-of-others curmudgeon. My […]
Excited, confident, optimistic, stressed out, anxious, terrified… How you feel going into your job interview greatly depends on your preparation. Put […]
Kelly Hanson is a PhD Candidate at Indiana University–Bloomington. You can find her on Twitter @krh121910.
This morning, I got a text message from my childhood best friend, telling me she had gotten into graduate school. I of course called her immediately and we chatted excitedly. But there were also questions swirling […]
Bridget Gelms is a guest author and PhD student in Composition and Rhetoric at Miami University. You can follow her on Twitter @BridgetGelms where she tweets about her teaching as well as her research interests, which include pedagogy, digital writing, and pop culture.
I love a good Breaking Bad gif. So when one […]
Andrea Zellner is a Phd student in the Ed Psych/Ed Tech program at Michigan State University. She can be found on Twitter at @AndreaZellner.
I have been teaching online in some fashion since 2008, and in the course of that time I have learned a thing or two about dealing with the […]
I miss teaching. Last year, I worked as a teaching assistant for two traditional courses and one online course. In many ways, […]
Natascha Chtena is a PhD student in Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. You can follow her on Twitter @nataschachtena
Social media is like teen sex. Everyone wants to do it. No one actually knows how. When finally done, there is surprise its not better. – Avinash […]
I have always been frustrated by my glacial reading pace and thought it was just something I’d have to live with. […]
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 […]
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Saying "No" strategically is not a skill they teach in graduate school; however, it might just be the key to your s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…