As graduate students we set the bar pretty high for ourselves. We engage in projects, have part time jobs, full-time jobs, families, research projects and too many deadlines to count. Things can get pretty hectic and we may feel guilty about that one hour we spent just lying around staring into space doing absolutely nothing.Continue reading “Giving Yourself Permission”
You may not realize the importance of a good mentor when you start your program, but you surely will understand their role when you begin your dissertation, need to search for funding, jobs, and other opportunities.
After submitting applications to six universities, I patiently awaited communication from them. I was hopeful for at least an interview! The weeks felt like years and during this waiting time I struggled with a lot of negative thinking and self defeating thoughts which significantly impacted my anxiety, “what if I don’t get in?” Sometimes weContinue reading “Have Faith, Don’t Give Up”