What do you do when experiences during (and possibly related to) grad school paralyze you with fear or other strong emotions? [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
Let’s face it, a bad review is like someone telling you you have an ugly baby. Whether it’s a nasty comment from a single student or a bad [...]
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 [...]
Managing time productively may be one of the most challenging aspects of graduate school. Somehow you need to [...]
Every semester I try to find new ways to improve the way I write and teach. In previous years I’ve committed to learning Photoshop to create better [...]
One of the best aspects of earning a graduate degree is obtaining a high level of specialization in niche areas [...]
Erin Bedford is a PhD student in Nanotechnology Engineering at the University of Waterloo and the Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University (Paris VI) in a co-supervised program. You can find her on Twitter at @erinellyse.
If you’re currently doing a PhD in a STEM field and don’t intend on staying in academia, you’re not alone. [...]
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