As a graduate student, you’ll quickly become familiar with the informative abstract, an integral component of many of the things you’ll write in your academic career—journal articles, research grants, theses and disse

This activity, based on the concept of speed dating, keeps students moving, awake, and engaged; gives them a chance to get familiar with each other’s ideas on a text or topic in a short time period; warms them up for more in-depth d

Building Good Writing Skills

You’ve spent the last several years working toward your goal: the PhD. Once you have the degree in hand, you may be curious about career options beyond academe.

There are many differences between being an undergraduate and a graduate student. Often graduate students say they’re surprised by how much more they read and the time they spend preparing for class.

Pursuing a master’s degree or a Ph.D. is a major life decision and a process that is intellectually demanding, financially challenging and sometimes emotionally taxing.

The topic about which you may know most may be the hardest one about which to write: yourself. The biggest hurdle to overcome is the nagging, uncomfortable feeling that saying nice things about yourself somehow oversteps the bounds of humility.