Monday, February 23, 2015

How to ask for a reference letter.

Some helpful tips from University Affairs on asking a professor for a letter of reference. This article covers choosing the right person, how to prepare and the best way to thank them.

Article by: Adam Chapnick

Friday, February 20, 2015

What Does it Mean to Maintain Your Health

The article What Does it Mean to Maintain Your Health offers some great tips on taking care of your mental well being during graduate studies. This article highlights the importance of educating yourself as well as others about common issues facing graduate students such as impostor syndrome and negative perfectionism. It also addresses the importance of getting enough sleep.

Article by Kaitlin Gallagher

Gradhacker Industries Inc.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

'Good' Hard vs 'Bad' Hard Research

This article addresses common difficulties in research that are both positive and negative. It gives advice on dealing with these issues.

'Good' Hard vs. 'Bad' Hard' by: Clio Andris and Lily A. Chylek.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Importance of a life outside school.

How a Rock Band Helped Save My PhD - A great read on the importance of maintaining a life outside of graduate school. Having an extra curricular activity that helps you unwind can end up making you more productive (get more done in less time).

Article from The Grad Student Way.