Archive for September 2013

Keeping Balance in Graduate School

When I was in graduate school, my top priority was crystal clear to me: getting out with a Ph.D. Other people described me as “focused like a laser beam” on that goal. In retrospect, I may have been too focused. There is more to life than graduate work. Keeping your health and sanity intact are…

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Scientific FOMO? No mo!

Keeping up on the latest research in your field can be a slippery slope. After you’ve found the first few great papers or key authors, the realization how much information is out there (not to mention the task of sorting through it) can be really intimidating! Just like in your life outside the lab, science…

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Grad School is a Whole Other Planet

Forget Men are from Mars, and Women being from Venus – in grad school, we are all on Pluto. If you go through a Ph.D. program, you will find graduate studies to be a very different world from undergraduate school. If you just get an M.S., then graduate school may not be much different from…

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Back to the Grind

September’s here. The air is getting crisper – campuses are buzzing… yes friends, summer is winding down and fall is approaching. We’ve got some great things on the way… BIG new feature launches Campus visits Conference parties …PLUS we’re teaming up with our friends at 1DegreeBio to bring you some great articles with tips and tricks to navigate through…

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