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May 7, 2013 - 9:55pm
A vital skill for graduate students.
May 5, 2013 - 6:50pm
You need a plan, a map and a buddy.
April 30, 2013 - 7:44pm
How to keep projects under control, while making progress toward your big goals.
April 28, 2013 - 6:22pm
How to prepare for research abroad.
April 25, 2013 - 8:32pm
While my last post focused on the written aspect of comprehensive exams, for many graduate students there is another, equally dreaded component: the oral examination.
April 24, 2013 - 9:12pm
18 ways you can get better sleep.
April 23, 2013 - 9:08pm
Cutting back on sleep is never ever a good solution.
April 21, 2013 - 11:29pm
If you’re lucky enough to have a teaching assistantship, you know that summer classes can be an extremely rewarding experience.
April 16, 2013 - 5:44pm
In a perfect world, I would grow and raise my own food and cook every meal that I ate from scratch. I enjoy cooking because it’s so rewarding to eat something you made and that you know all the ingredients that go into it. But grad school has challenged my love of cooking in many ways.
April 14, 2013 - 9:58pm
As I write this, I am stuck in a small town in Ohio after an accident on the freeway on my way home from a conference. (I hit a semi wheel that came off a truck and smashed my car’s suspension system. I’m fine but, sadly, my car is not.)  Whether it’s a semi wheel, a sick child or spouse, our own illness, family issues, or something else, at some point in our academic career, life gets in the way of our work.


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