I thought my dissertation would be rigorous because of how much research and writing I would have to do, which is true, but I did not anticipate how challenging it [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Introducing Guest Post Tuesdays! GradHacker has received so many quality guest posts recently, that we’ve decided to expand our publishing schedule. Each month, we will now publish a few bonus guest posts as part of our “Guest Post Tuesdays” program. If you’re a graduate student and would like to write for us, you can find [...]
Managing time productively may be one of the most challenging aspects of graduate school. Somehow you need to [...]
Liz Homan is a PhD candidate in English and Education at The University of Michigan. You can find her on Twitter at @lizhoman or on her blog, Gone Digital. Emily VanBuren is a PhD student in History at Northwestern University. You can find her on Twitter at @emilydvb or at her [...]
Shira Lurie is a guest author at GradHacker who recently received her MA in History from The University of Western Ontario and will begin her PhD at The University of Virginia next fall. Her research focuses on popular political dissent in the early American republic. You can find her on Twitter @shirby9 [...]
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 [...]
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