This is the third article in a week-long series of posts written by and for graduate students navigating grad school with disabilities.
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 […]
Brianne M. Collins is a guest author and PhD student in psychology at the University of Calgary. You can follow her on twitter at @BrianneMCollins
Imagine you are sitting in a classroom surrounded by fellow graduate students. The professor is talking, but you find yourself lost and confused. Looking around the room, your […]
Today begins one week of posts written by and for graduate students navigating grad school with disabilities. The post below was originally published at PhD(isabled) on October 27, 2013. PhD(isabled) is a space for PhD students with disability or chronic illness to share their experiences and expose structural oversights and problems in higher education.
@zaranosaur is a […]
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.
You may think there is nothing to learn from people who jump off cliffs or race down dangerous whitewater rivers. I know I did, and for a long […]
Today I submitted my very first grant application to the NIH. Funny thing is, until yesterday I thought I had 6 days to submit. […]
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 […]
I have always been frustrated by my glacial reading pace and thought it was just something I’d have to live with. […]
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 […]
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What would you say to your first-year graduate self? Regina S. Carter would say, "Speak truth in love," among other… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Regina Carter to her past self: "I know you agreed to give up six plus years of your life for minimum pay, maximum… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
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