Navigating Graduate School

A road extending through plains to the mountains
"The road to Canyonlands viewpoint" by The Gonger | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., Nov. 17, 2015; by Brianna Hitt

When Brianna Hitt drove to the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle, she gained insight into her graduate school journey along the way.
A stack of rocks on the beach
"Stacked in Stone" by LadyDragonflyCC | CC BY 2.0

Tues., Nov. 3, 2015; by Josh Haby

To be successful in graduate school and be effective in the long run, you need to make time for yourself and stay motivated.
sailing to the horizon
"Travessia Atlântico Norte" by Pedro EA | CC BY 2.0

Tues., August 25, 2015

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.
Rubik's cube
"Rubik" by Yorch Morgovo | CC BY-ND 2.0

Tues., June 16, 2015

Expand your knowledge by putting cognitive principles to work for you.
Bike sprocket
"Project 365/91" by Phil Tomlinson | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., May 12, 2015

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.
a car's rearview mirror
"Big things behind me" by Nic McPhee | CC BY-SA 2.0

Tues., April 28, 2015; by Debalin Sarangi

Reflecting on the semester helps you evaluate your achievements and plan for the future.
a rock climber
"Climbing" by Cristian Bortes | CC BY 2.0

Tues., April 14, 2015; by Grace Troupe

Graduate school comes with a new set of rules. Learn how to navigate the terrain, meet expectations, and excel as a graduate student.
Competitors crossing the finish line.
"Big Sur Mud Run 2012" by Presidio of Monterey | CC BY-NC 2.0

Tues. Feb. 24, 2015; by Jairo Cervantes

Take challenges head-on in grad school: be persistent with your research and find your cheering section.
Coffee shops can be great spaces for your online classes
"Social media breakfast" by Mark Hunter

Tues., Jan. 13, 2015; by Grace Troupe

Online classes require self-discipline and self-motivation. Graduate Ambassador Grace Troupe offers tips to help you succeed.

Tues., Oct. 21, 2014; by Adrian Lara

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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