What do we listen to?

Different sounds work for different people when they’re trying to get stuff done. Here are a few of the approaches that we take in EPET to keeping our ears (and hopefully our minds!) busy throughout the day: “Pandora (70s, 80’s,… Continue Reading →

“I’m reading a book,” by Julian Smith

Do you constantly get interrupted while doing reading for class? Do these interruptions tend to bring out your nasty side? Do you get in trouble from the library for taking books first and asking questions later? Well, you’re in luck… Continue Reading →

EPET Advice: Finding assistantships

This week’s video from the EPET Milestones collection is some advice from Dr. Leigh Graves Wolf on how to find assistantships:

On the move

This week, Ginny Hiltz tells us about where she works: I don’t have a set workspace. I purposefully don’t have a desk at work or at home. At work, I have a round table in my office that I use,… Continue Reading →

“Breathe,” by Télépopmusik

Are you used to grad school now? Do you just need to get through another day? Are you getting by just by breathing and believing? Well, you’re in luck because the grad school song of the week is “Breathe,” by… Continue Reading →

On How the Sharing of Incomplete Work Makes Learners Powerful

Written by: Michelle Schira Hagerman Original source: On How the Sharing of Incomplete Work Makes Learners Powerful Lately, I’ve been thinking about the ways that revision, and particularly collaborative, public revision, makes me feel more capable and powerful as a… Continue Reading →

Task managers: wasting time or saving time?

This week, our productivity advice comes from Ginny Hiltz. Finding a way to manage tasks is one of the most discussed topics in conversations on productivity and getting things done, but Ginny suggests that we might not want to stress… Continue Reading →

“Car Phone,” by Julian Smith

Are you inseparable from your favorite technologies? Is your identity built around a couple of key gadgets? Are you sometimes surprised to find out that there’s a newer, better way of doing things? Well, you’re in luck because the grad… Continue Reading →

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