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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Making things is fun. The Maker movement, as it’s commonly known, is centered on the idea that when it comes to technology especially, it’s better and more [...]
Kaitlin Gallagher is a PhD Candidate specializing in Biomechanics at 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.
Over a year ago I wrote a GradHacker piece about books all grad students should [...]
Every New Year I join the millions of people who set out to develop a New Year’s resolution. This year I plan on getting in shape, [...]
Happy New Year, GradHackers!
It’s my first day back at my writing desk since my Holiday Hiatus, and I’m thinking a lot about what I want from 2014: what I [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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