Navigating Graduate School

Thriving in Graduate School

You'll occasionally have people talk about "Surviving Graduate School," but that doesn't reflect the possibilities and opportunities for growth.
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Grad Life

SQ3R Method

Tara Kuther, Writing for About.Com

To become a more efficient reader, consider the SQ3R method (survey, question, read, recite, review) to help you retain more without having to reread so often.

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Productivity
Research

After the First Year – Now What?

Unless you simply stopped going to class, you probably have survived your first year of graduate school.

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Writing Fellowship Applications

At the dissertation stage of your graduate program, a fellowship can be a critical resource, especially if your research requires money for travel, equipment, supplies, and time to collect data and write.

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Writing
Navigating Graduate School

Thirty-Eight Strategies for Completing your Dissertation

  1. Select a topic early in your doctoral program. 
  2. Ensure your topic is doable in one year. 
  3. Develop a clear statement of your research problem and solidify the scope of your project. 
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Project Management

Success in Graduate School

There’s no perfect formula for negotiating graduate school. However, many people have thought about and written on this topic, and everyone who has gone to graduate school seems to agree on some common themes.

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Academic Integrity

Recent headlines about the prevalence of academic dishonesty among graduate students nationwide caught everyone’s attention.

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Academic Integrity

Graduate School Companion

Princeton Review’s Graduate School Companion will be available in January 2007 from Random House. Pursuing a master’s degree or a Ph.D.

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Navigating Graduate School

Reminders from the Office of Graduate Studies

Transcripts
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Feeling Like the Last Person on Earth?

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?

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