In our crazy, everyday graduate student and “real” lives, how does one keep up with broader academic, discipline-specific, and tech trends? Should we [...]
If you had told me three years ago that I would be a proponent of collaboration in the humanities, I would have laughed at you. Three years ago, I [...]
Graduate school is an academic, professional and personal learning experience. It is an arduous journey that often takes numerous failures and mistakes to reach our destination. This post finishes our Gradhacker week of reflection in which Katy and I looked back at our old posts and Natascha described [...]
Announcing our first theme week of the semester, “If I had only known…” This week, Katy, Natascha, and Andrea share their reflections and advice on surviving graduate school. Below, our readers offer their best tips to get you through the year (or five)! To share yours, tweet using #gh_tips.
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.
As a lab citizen, you may be responsible for supervising undergraduate senior/honors thesis projects. With all of [...]
If you’re new to the scholarly digital environment, including the digital humanities or if you’re just [...]
Many early graduate student instructors have the opportunity to work as a teaching assistant for a large, lecture-based course. These assignments come in all different shapes and [...]
When you first start graduate school, it seems like everyone has a piece of helpful advice to impart: Don’t procrastinate. Take your vitamins. Make an [...]
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This post was originally about the importance of prioritizing your work in order to be a successful grad student. I had a rough time determining what to work on last week, only to notice that for both professional and personal reasons, my typical ways of prioritizing work were beginning to fail me. As I [...]
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