The DO’s – Advice on choosing a lab/supervisor

As promised, here is part 2 of the two part series “the do’s and don’ts of choosing a lab/supervisor” (more…)

The DON’Ts – Advice on choosing a lab/supervisor

So you’ve decided to attend grad school…good for you…now come the tough choices…deciding where and with whom to spend these years… (more…)

Sports and Grad School DO Mix!

Chris is the happy one!

“I’m so busy!”

The typical refrain of the graduate student, right?  Perhaps you’ve heard this once or twice before, during that little thing called undergrad.  Exam periods spring to mind.  The difference in grad school is that it’s not just an anonymous professor assigning work.  It’s your supervisor.

Your supervisor is not just a regular professor.  Sure, they do some lecturing and act all professory, but you get to sit down and meet with them and get to know them as people.  Ignorning a professor?  Possible.  Ignoring your supervisor, with whom you have a relationship?  Not so much. When they mention a paper that might be helpful, it’s time to do some reading!


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