Author Archives: Angelean Hendrix

Things I Wish I Knew Before Grad School

By Angelean Hendrix Every day I sit in class and find out something else it was assumed I knew before starting graduate school.  As many come from different undergraduate institutions, and therefore backgrounds, I thought it would be interesting, beneficial, and … Continue reading

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Never Look for a Job Again

by Angelean Hendrix Seriously!  Companies should be knocking your door down.  Universities should be bending over backwards, begging you to accept their tenure offer. Ok, that’s a little much. Wouldn’t it be nice though?  Becoming a hot commodity on the job … Continue reading

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Fellowship Applications

by Angelean Hendrix As the new fall semester begins, fellowship application time is upon us. Recently, Seth Sullivant, Associate Professor of Mathematics at North Carolina State University, prepared a workshop on preparing applications for the many fellowships offered by the … Continue reading

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Finding Mr. or Ms. Right: The Search for the Perfect Advisor

by Angelean Hendrix One of the most important decisions of your graduate career will be the advisor you choose to work with.  As a graduate student who has the BEST advisor ever and has seen many of her colleagues struggle … Continue reading

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