As you approach college graduation, you are probably thinking about what is next on the horizon. A great many students (and you may be one of them) decide that law school is a good idea. If your first thought about becoming a lawyer is that you love true crime TV shows or you enjoy watching … Continue reading Is law school right for me?
I don’t know about you, but when I see the letters “PhD” after someone’s name, I feel a slight pang of jealousy. I opted to stop at a master’s degree, but my parents would have been so proud had I continued with a doctorate. However, I realize that parental pride should not be the sole … Continue reading Is a PhD right for me?
Interviews for graduate school can be daunting, especially when the stakes are high and competition feels fierce. Remind yourself that interviewing is a two-way-street: this is also your opportunity to assess whether the program is a good fit. Proper preparation is the key to a successful interview, and here are some guidelines that should help. … Continue reading How to nail your graduate school interview
Are you a life sciences major and not sure what to do after graduation? You don’t have to end up in a white lab coat staring at petri dishes all day – unless you want to! There are tons of other options for future careers as well. Getting a graduate degree can open many new … Continue reading Potential Careers for Science Majors
You got into your dream graduate program, but shortly after unpacking your things, that feeling of excitement leaches out of you. The first week of classes comes and goes, and you look around at a sea of unfamiliar faces, confident students strutting across campus to the library or making great strides on their lab research. … Continue reading Grad Student Imposter Syndrome