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Dealing With PhD Stress The Right Way: Advice From 3 PhD Graduates

When I think back to the PhD, I think about the physical and emotional stress that I had to go through, especially the final months leading up to the defense. PhD stress is not something that should be ignored. Do you know who gets the PhD? The person who perseveres. And dealing with the stress […]

Awesome Grad Student Advice for New and Current PhD Students

Advice From Someone Who Has Learned The Ropes This guest post contains unique PhD student advice and is tailored to someone who is just starting out graduate school. For example, what are some real life advice and experience that will truly help a 1st or 2nd year (or later) PhD student? So, here are the […]

Why Relationships Matter In Grad School: 5 Ways To Maintain

Story Context First of all, I would like to thank Ryan for the opportunity to contribute to his site. As a former student, I know how important it is for graduate students to have a community for emotional support and to stay on top of valuable resources (as this article will touch on). After I finished my […]

The Top 10 Downsides of Graduate School

1) You miss out on valuable real-world experience working your way up in an established career. Not only experience but also opportunity. 2) You miss out on earning a real income. 3) You spend the best part of your life, your 20’s (in most cases), in school. It’s also a huge time investment and takes a […]

6 Ways To Survive Grad School and Achieve Work-Life Balance

Most people don’t want to admit the struggles they went through in grad school or even relive those memories. Working weekends and late nights are just one example. What I want to share with you are things that people take for granted. The things that get you through the Daily Grind of Grad School (all […]