Study Tips: Comprehensive Exam

I know that every comprehensive examination at the doctoral level is different, so this blog post is from the perspective of my personal experience. Take what you need from it (tips that will be helpful for you) and feel free to leave the rest right here on my blog 🙂 I recently wrote a littleContinue reading “Study Tips: Comprehensive Exam”

Giving Yourself Permission

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”

Planning and Organizing

There are so many assignments to complete and lots of activities to engage in while at grad school.  It’s not difficult to forget an appointment or even an assignment, and that can really set us back. Having some organizational skills is important and one way to demonstrate this skill is by keeping a schedule ofContinue reading “Planning and Organizing”