We’ve all been there- the beginning of our PhD journey, when we were still naive enough to believe [...]
This is a GradHacker guest post by Nathan Sanders, an Astronomy PhD graduate student at Harvard University. You can learn more about the AstroBites group at astrobites.org and follow them on twitter at @astrobites.
What did you do yesterday? I can tell you exactly what I did, because it’s the same [...]
On our last day of holiday gift guide posts we are suggesting some good personal buys to help your grad student survive. Grad school isn’t just about work; it’s still life. So here are some suggestions to make life easier!
1. An E-Z Pass. These are pre-paid transponders that attach [...]
Technology is important to the grad student life nowadays. With Twitter being a major form of networking, and constant online updates running our lives, it’s important to have technology to make it easier and faster. Here are some tech gift suggestions from our authors.
1. Belkin mini surge protector. I bought one of [...]
In case you’re still doing your holiday shopping or, like many of us grad students, haven’t even thought about it yet, here is part one of our handy gift guide for graduate students. Graduate students can be difficult to shop for- often our needs can be different and we don’t have too much time to [...]
We hope that everyone had a wonderful thanksgiving, whether that meant flying home to see family, staying in with your friends, or just having the day off from work. This year, this is what we were thankful for in grad school.
Kaitlin: Being Canadian, the only difference about this upcoming Thursday is that there is [...]
K.D. Shives is a guest writer for GradHacker who is pursuing a PhD in Microbiology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center. She can be found blogging about current topics in microbiology at kdshives.com and on twitter at @kdshives.
One of the most important aspects of graduate school is choosing a good mentor. [...]
Myra Ann Houser is a doctoral candidate in African History at Howard University in Washington, DC. She blogs about the dissertation-writing process, current events, life in Washington, DC, and related issues at dumbinthedistrict.com and tweets as @myramt.
In the hubbub of graduate school program searching and applications, there’s one thing that should happen during your (early) [...]
K.D. Shives is pursuing a PhD in Microbiology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center. She can be found blogging about current topics in microbiology at kdshives.com and on twitter @kdshives.
So you’ve found a lab that you like- wonderful! Hopefully you are interested in the research and fit well into the established [...]
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