25 novembre 2017

Ch-Ch-Changes

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/CRW.jpgBy Lee Skallerup Bessette. I don’t remember the last time I opened up my laptop to write a blog post, after the kids have gone to bed. Tonight is different. Tonight it feels like I’m coming back to something, to a place where the need to write, to blog, is stronger than the exhaustion, stronger than the pull of the couch and the TV and giving in to the end of the day. More...

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The Place You Hang Your Hat: Housing and Grad Student Life

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPHow to make the best of whatever living situation you find yourself in during graduate school. More...

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Mentor as the Mentee

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPHow taking on a mentee can help you rethink your own work.
Jenny walked into our lab on the third Monday of July. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 14:40 - - Permalien [#]

Note to Self

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPDear Pre-Doc Me,
Are you afraid? Don’t be.
As I write this, I realize you may be having a panic attack. Go get a brown paper bag and simply breathe. Inhale. Exhale. Inhale. Repeat this sequence until you calm down. I need you to relax so that you can comprehend and receive what I am about to say. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 14:39 - - Permalien [#]

This Just In: Keep Your Focus Amid Breaking News

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPTurn off the TV. Don’t listen to the radio. Don’t click on that link. Shut down social media. If that’s all it took to disengage from the 24/7 news cycle, then this post would end right here. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 14:38 - - Permalien [#]


How to Draft a Dissertation in a Year

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPA collection of strategies to help you quickly get into your writing project.
I wrote a full draft of my humanities dissertation in a little more than a year. It feels crazy to type that and maybe even crazier to read it, because it’s fast by most standards. The craziest thing of all, however, was that finishing the draft was totally anti-climactic. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 14:37 - - Permalien [#]

How to Combat Lifestyle Inflation When You Exit Grad School

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPLifestyle inflation is one of the great personal finance sins that just about everyone falls into at one point in time or another. However, as a graduate student you have the opportunity to anticipate the temptation to inflate your lifestyle that will come with your first Real Job and prepare yourself to fight it using the financial skills you've learned during grad school. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 14:36 - - Permalien [#]

To Transfer or Not to Transfer, That Is the Question

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPGraduate and professional degrees have the potential to add another layer to one’s resume. By default, you are no longer a novice in your chosen field and have proved yourself to be an experienced researcher and/or practitioner. To dedicate the time and money to a graduate education requires a level of commitment that about 9.3% (Master’s) and 2% (Doctoral) of U.S. adults have completed, according to a 2017 article by Reid Wilson of The Hill. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 14:35 - - Permalien [#]

Communicating Research to a General Audience

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPIt’s that time of year again. Leaves are changing color, families are stocking up on groceries for the Thanksgiving feast, and graduate students are getting nervous knowing they’ll soon have to explain their research to countless relatives and family friends. More...

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Navigating the Holiday Inquiry

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPAh, the holidays – a time of festive music, delicious food, and warm cuddly feelings. Every year I get excited to return home and meticulously pack up my suitcase, but I often end up with an unwanted stowaway in my luggage: stress. More...

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