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Most PhD programs in the United States fund their graduate students. Yet it is still beneficial for graduate students to obtain outside funding. A graduate student’s funding may be offered in the form of a teaching fellowship, but those wishing to … Continue reading
Hidden deep within the jungle of demands for graduate students is one unspoken, yet clearly important goal: become your own advisor. This painfully mysterious mission was once again apparent in a recent conversation that I had. As is typical when I … Continue reading
There are certain moments from grad school that will always stick with me: the conference in Boston where my usually quiet lab mate opened up to me; the nights I spent drinking cheap beer with my closest friends in the … Continue reading