Student Referrals: How and When
Laura B. McGrath is a PhD student in English at Michigan State University, specializing in modernist literature and media studies. She tweets at @lbmcgrath and blogs at Emerging Modernisms.
Many of us regularly refer students to different university services. Without batting an eye, I’ve encouraged students to visit the […]
Winterize Your Life: Preparing to Leave Campus for Break
During the first winter break of my graduate school career, I left campus for more than a month. When I returned, I discovered that all of my mail had been removed from my mailbox and had been returned to the senders courtesy of the U.S. Postal Service.
Easy rookie mistake.
I was no stranger to […]
Squeeze it Like a Lemon; Soak it Up Like a Sponge. Your ‘Senior Year’ in Grad School
This is a guest post by Amy Rubens, a PhD Candidate in english at the Indiana University at Bloomgington. Her twitter is @ambulantscholar
At some point, you’ll reach the “senior year” of grad school—that last year in which you may not count down to “graduation,” but rather to the degree conferral, and […]
Using Campus Resources: An On-Campus Wellness Guide
The typical perspective a graduate student is someone who is hungry, poor, and hungry. Holed up in the library, or trapped in a lab into the wee hours of the night, the helpless graduate student is at the mercy of his or her tyrannical advisor and can be spotted across campuses with large Ziploc bags […]
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