Category Archives: Interviews

Overcoming the Challenges of Grad School: Preparing for Qualifying Exams

One of the major challenges during my graduate studies was the preparation for the Graduate Qualifying Exam (GQE). I started preparing for that exam six months in advance, and I spent every night solving the previous exams to get an idea … Continue reading

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Interview with Julie Blackwood

How did you get interested in applying mathematics to ecology? When I was applying for college, I had to apply to a major before I went to college. I was looking through the majors, and I saw applied math, and … Continue reading

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Documenting the Academic Job Search – Part IV

(Read Part III here.) This will be the last installment in my job search series, though it will perhaps be the most important. In particular, I share research on negotiating a job offer.

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Documenting the Academic Job Search – Part III

(Read Part II here.) With the Joint Meetings approaching this installment will primarily provide tips on “how to conference”.

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Looking At The Prism

We are almost there! I imagine most of you reading this are beginning to see light at the end of tunnel that is winter break. If you are like me this also means you are ridiculously busy with all the … Continue reading

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