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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

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Navigating Graduate School
Grad Life

by Joan Bolker, Ed.D.

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Professional Development
Writing
Dissertation
Book Reviews

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

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Professional Development

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

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Professional Development
Teaching

Building Good Writing Skills

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Career Development
Transferable 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.

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Career Development
Job Search
Networking

February 2012

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Good Practices
Academic Integrity

February 2012

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Navigating Graduate School
Grad Life
Professional Development
Research

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.

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Navigating Graduate School
Mentoring

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.

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Navigating Graduate School

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