First-generation students are the first in their family to pursue an advanced degree. The concerns for first-generation graduate students can be unique, so they often benefit from additional support from faculty and staff.
During this time, it is important to think about how take care of ourselves and those around us. The UNL Women's Coalition recently hosted a webinar on this topic and here is some of their best advice.
Our graduate students do a lot of service in their departments, professional organizations, and local community. Here are a few of the great things our graduate students are doing to help UNL and the larger community.
Now is the time to start developing the good habits that will help you manage all of your responsibilities and find time for self-care. Read more to learn about how to manage your responsibilities and find time for the things that are important to you.
Being a graduate student requires a lot of writing between theses, dissertations, classwork, and articles. Productive writers develop habits that allow them to accomplish all of this well and in a timely manner.
If you are taking an online class if can be easy to feel disconnected from the other students in the course. This article will help you think about ways to develop community and connection in your class even if you don't see your classmates in person.