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Purpose and the Ph.D.

Joseph Lewis and Sonali Majumdar share lessons learned and outline approaches to (re)discover purpose and gain agency in graduate school.

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In Praise of Napping

Even people who try to live a healthy life during grad school often sacrifice sleep to make room for all that needs doing, says Victoria McGovern. What can we do about it?

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Overcoming Your Career Exploration Fears: Part 2

Eric Vaughn and Chris Smith advise on how to execute a plan that helps you advance toward your career goals.

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Overcoming Your Career Exploration Fears: Part I

In this first of two pieces, Chris Smith and Eric Vaughn provide a framework for future success, highlighting the benefits of engaging with yourself and others.

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The Art of Holding Space

Rohene Bouajram presents five key strategies to nurture graduate students for flourishing careers.

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What Data Tell Us About Landing a Faculty Job

Surveying recent applicants has provided insights into five key factors for success, writes Chris Smith.

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The Case for Digital Badges for Ph.D.s

Sasha Bianca Goldman explores five reasons why they could be a solution for delivering professional development and skill-building content.

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Navigating the Hidden Curriculum Part II

Aurora Washington and Rebekah Layton explore social identity, peer relationships, self-advocacy and accessing resources—in hopes of providing context and support for those just now encountering these parts of the hidden curriculum.