What Grad Students Can Learn From Adventure Athletes
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 […]
Monotasking: The Lost Art of Doing One Thing at a Time
Katie Shives is a PhD candidate in Microbiology at the University of Colorado. During her free time she writes about microbiology-related topics at kdshives.com and on Twitter @KDShives.
Today I submitted my very first grant application to the NIH. Funny thing is, until yesterday I thought I had 6 days to submit. […]
What I learned from Organizing a Conference
Katy Meyers is a PhD graduate students in Anthropology at Michigan State University. You can follow her @bonesdonotlie or Bones Don’t Lie.com
Conferences are an integral part of developing oneself as an academic, especially for a graduate student. The fact that there have been multiple articles about conferences from GradHacker further […]
Compiling a Teaching Portfolio: An Introduction
Alessandra La Rocca Link is a guest author and PhD student in history at the University of Colorado, Boulder. You can find her on Twitter at @AlessandraLink2.
Many graduate students first “meet” the teaching portfolio on the job market. A hiring committee might ask for tangible evidence of teaching experience. A job […]
Taking It One Step at a Time: Breaking Apart Big Tasks
Emily VanBuren is a PhD student in History at Northwestern University. You can find her on Twitter at @emilydvb or at her blog, dighistorienne.
Three different people, completely unbeknownst to one another, wisely pointed me toward the same book back when I first started graduate school: Anne Lamott’s Bird […]
Tagsalt-ac anxiety Campus Resources classroom dynamic conferences depression disability dissertation evernote family food fun Google+ grading Health inspiration interdisciplinary job market job search meditation mental health motivation networking Organization parenting personal productivity professional professionalism professionalization research semester break Social Networking software stress students syllabus teaching technology tools Twitter wellness workflow work flow writing
From all of us at GradHacker: we hope you’re having a great start to the summer. We’ll be back in August!
What mistakes did you make at your first conference? @yes_thattoo wants to know: bit.ly/2sRaPuo
Heading to your first conference? @yes_thattoo reflects on what went well, and what didn’t. bit.ly/2tOQpzz