Have you ever emerged from the office recently only to find that everyone is gone? Do you sometimes feel that your department colleagues have just up and vanished? Are you feeling like the last person on earth?
WITH THE EXPANDING NUMBER of online course offerings now available to graduate students (and in some cases, entire curricula), it’s likely you will – if you haven’t already done so – take a “distance learning” course as part of your program.
THE NON-TRADITIONAL GRADUATE STUDENT is defined as an adult who is pursuing a higher degree part-time while working full-time, or one who returns to school full- or part-time after a significant break or interruption (starting a family, starting a
Graduate students are famous for juggling a number of priorities: classes, research, undergraduate mentoring or teaching, and department commitments to name just a few. Somewhere in there you have a social life too.
If you’re new to graduate school, it’s likely that you’ve spent the last three months making some adjustments. By now, you’ve learned that the reading lists are longer and more extensive than those you were assigned as an underg