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How to Keep Learning When You Have Low Motivation

We’ve all been there. You need to study, but the motivation just isn’t there. Most people would say you need to cheer up and find the reasons to study. You have to think about...

Exploring Creativity in Graduate School

Research is a creative endeavor; oftentimes graduate students are looking at something that has never been looked at before, or approaching something from a completely different perspective.  The products of our degrees—theses, dissertations and...

8 Networking Tips For College Students

Networking is the process of building relationships, so it’s not just collecting business cards or connecting on LinkedIn. It is a process of meeting new people, letting them know who you are, and what future...

GRAD 101: How to Attain an “I Ain’t Never Scared” Attitude

Are you an OG (original gangster) in the grad school game or are you a newbie—just beginning to cut your teeth? Regardless of what stage you are in your doc program, you gotta be...

What if I Told You … You Can Be Organized Too

Before starting my doctoral program, I never anticipated how much time I would spend developing learning skills like organization. Graduate school requires organization in many forms. Students must organize calendars, literature (paper or digital),...

The Professional Student

Just about anyone pursuing graduate school has had to answer that awkward “what do you do?” question about your studies. This can be difficult to answer, as grad school is a sort of transitory...

8 Networking Tips For College Students

There are all kinds of networking opportunities at universities or colleges, including networking nights or recruiters visiting your campus. Use these opportunities well, and you may land your dream job. Here are 8 important networking...

How to Develop a Strategic Writing Plan

"There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed." — Ernest Hemingway   I recently read an article where writers’ daily routines were romanticized albeit with useful information. Japanese writer Haruki...

How To Make a Good First Impression While Networking

You marked your calendar for the career fair coming up next week. You polished your resumé, you did your homework on the companies that are going to be there, practiced your elevator pitch, and...

How to Get an Excellent Grade: Most Successful Tips for Your Assignment

Completing assignments is not an easy task, whether you are in high school or college. Unlike other assignments in writing assignments, you have to research, plan, draft, and proofread it, which is taxing. Nevertheless, if you...