Thursday, December 18, 2014

Time Management Tips for PhD's

Time Management Tips for PhD's.

Don't get overwhelmed by the end goal but work your way back. Break up the big picture into smaller more manageable steps. This is some of the exceptional advice Rose Hastreiter, a senior consultant at Direct Corporate Solutions, has to offer PhD's (as well as anyone attempting to achieve an academic goal).

This article is from University Affairs.

Time management tips for PhD's

Monday, December 15, 2014

Coping with impostor syndrome.

Congratulations on finishing another semester! While we take a much needed break from our studies, we should also take the time to address some of the issues that hold grad students back. Impostor syndrome is a huge issue for graduate students, in which one believes that he or she does not belong or is not qualified for their program. has an excellent article addressing impostor syndrome and providing helpful advice on how to cope with it.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Why PhD Students Leave

Interesting post from University Affairs addressing some of the more common reasons why PhD and other post-grad students leave.

War of Attrition - Asking why PhD students leave.