Graduate Student Resources

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Providing links to some articles and other resources that I have found useful while in graduate school. I'll continually update the list as I find more.

Graduate school is both extraordinarily rewarding and demanding at the same time. Getting perspective on what to expect, how to anticipate and deal with potential problems, and just hearing the experiences of others can be invaluable. Below are a series of resources/articles both for starting graduate students and those already well along their way. I plan to add additional articles dealing with

If you have suggestions for articles to include or resources to add, shoot me an email or add them in the comments section below.

Advice for starting graduate students: choosing a lab

Advice for starting graduate students: being successful

Career

Mentoring

-biafra

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