Navigating Graduate School

Lessons Learned on the Road

A road extending through plains to the mountains
"The road to Canyonlands viewpoint" by The Gonger | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
When Brianna Hitt drove to the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle, she gained insight into her graduate school journey along the way.
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10 Tips for Achieving Life-Work Balance

A stack of rocks on the beach
"Stacked in Stone" by LadyDragonflyCC | CC BY 2.0
To be successful in graduate school and be effective in the long run, you need to make time for yourself and stay motivated.
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9 Strategies for Starting the Semester Well

sailing to the horizon
"Travessia Atlântico Norte" by Pedro EA | CC BY 2.0
A little planning and strategizing goes a long way to your success in graduate school. Work smarter and make the most of your grad school experience.
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Five Steps to Building Key Academic Knowledge

Rubik's cube
"Rubik" by Yorch Morgovo | CC BY-ND 2.0
Expand your knowledge by putting cognitive principles to work for you.
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Gearing up for Summer

Bike sprocket
"Project 365/91" by Phil Tomlinson | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
A plan helps you make the most of your summer. Use these steps to organize your professional and career development and get a head start on academic work.
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Take Stock: Reflecting on the Semester

a car's rearview mirror
"Big things behind me" by Nic McPhee | CC BY-SA 2.0
Reflecting on the semester helps you evaluate your achievements and plan for the future.
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How to be a Good Graduate Student

a rock climber
"Climbing" by Cristian Bortes | CC BY 2.0
Graduate school comes with a new set of rules. Learn how to navigate the terrain, meet expectations, and excel as a graduate student.
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Conquering Challenges, Achieving Goals

Competitors crossing the finish line.
"Big Sur Mud Run 2012" by Presidio of Monterey | CC BY-NC 2.0
Take challenges head-on in grad school: be persistent with your research and find your cheering section.
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Tips for Taking an Online Class

Coffee shops can be great spaces for your online classes
"Social media breakfast" by Mark Hunter
Online classes require self-discipline and self-motivation. Graduate Ambassador Grace Troupe offers tips to help you succeed.
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My Expectations for Graduate School

As he starts his fourth year of graduate school, Adrian Lara's reflecting on his expectations before coming to UNL to pursue a Ph.D. in Computer Science and what he knows now.
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