Navigating Graduate School

Getting the Most out of a Research Conference

Traveling to a research conference as a graduate student is expensive but priceless. To keep costs down, buy your airline ticket well in advance and try to share a hotel room with one or more of your colleagues.

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Research
Navigating Graduate School

Fellowship Evaluation and Application

A fellowship competition is held each year for current graduate students. The application Web site opens during the first week of December and closes the first week of February.

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Analyzing Information Sources

How do you analyze a book or an article (or other “physical information” sources) before you have the physical item in hand? First, examine the bibliographic citation—you’ll gain important information about its usefulness.

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Research

Searching Scientific Literature

An important part of conducting research is understanding the existing literature in your field.

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Writing
Professional Development

Countdown to Graduation

Need a little help figuring out what needs to be done before graduation?

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Grad Life

Graduation: An Inside Look

Hi there, this is Amanda Bergeron-Bauer, Recruitment and Retention Coordinator in the Office of Graduate Studies.

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Grad Life

Managing Graduate School

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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Grad Life

Five Reasons to Attend the Research Fair

February 2012

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Research

Opportunities to be Professionally Mentored

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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Mentoring

Graduate School Companion

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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Book Reviews
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