“No Rest for the Wicked,” by Lykke Li

Do you sometimes feel like grad school is a lonely experience? Are you afraid of breaking your dissertation’s heart? Most of all, are you just wondering if a break is ever going to come? Well, you’re in luck because the… Continue Reading →

It’s the writing that teaches you: affordable writing resources for grad students

Written by: Liz Owens Boltz Original source: It’s the writing that teaches you: affordable writing resources for grad students “It’s the writing that teaches you.” ~ Isaac Asimov For the sake of transparency, let me be clear: I’m making three… Continue Reading →

Be a student.

This week’s grad student productivity advice comes from Colin Terry, who counsels us to: Forget about the grade. Forget about impressing anyone. And forget about the anxiety of trying to graduate. Be a student, learn as much as you can,… Continue Reading →

“Am I Awake?,” by They Might Be Giants

Is it that time of the semester? Are you having trouble telling whether you’re awake or asleep? Is everything starting to look the same whether your eyes are open or closed? Well, you’re in luck because the grad school song… Continue Reading →

EPET advice: Succeeding in the program

This week’s video from the EPET Milestones collection is some advice from Dr. David Wong on succeeding in the program. Enjoy!

Your work in one word

One of the questions that we asked you at the beginning of the semester was to describe how you work in one word. In this post, we’d like to share some of the answers we got — do any of… Continue Reading →

“Pizza Day!,” by The Aquabats

Do you long for the simpler days of elementary and middle school? Do you ever wish that your life were more stable? Do you really look forward to free food at department meetings? Well, you’re in luck because the grad… Continue Reading →

The Game is On

Written by: Rohit Mehta Original source: The Game is On Part 1: The Realization “There is no way this is possible in 4 days,” I declared, pacing up and down the living room, “No way!” First, a series of gigantic… Continue Reading →

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