Finals are around the corner and presentations are happening right now. If you're like me, you probably have four finals, a report due for work, five presentations, and a bunch of other deadlines that sneak up on you after Spring Break. Have no fear; there is a way to Beyoncé through your presentations. (For advice … Continue reading Beyoncé Level Presentations
Last week, a few articles discussing the importance of being more child-like regarding professional life were highlighted in my blog subscription emails. This post will focus on the "Adulting is Killing your Vibe--Master these Toddler Moves Stat" from Shine and "8 Reasons Thinking Like a Child Will Make You Happier" from Mental Floss stood out … Continue reading Unleashing your Inner Child to Master Graduate School
Graduate school is challenging and overwhelming sometimes. There are moments when you question the direction of your studies, how your program requirements relate to your concentration, and now that you are in your program, you may wonder if it has everything you truly need to be an expert in your field. This post is about … Continue reading Advocating for ME
It’s time to get back to school. If you’re like me, you’ll probably wait until the last minute to prepare for the upcoming semester. I’ve learned that organization is key to make starting school a breeze. Getting organized for the upcoming school year could only take a few hours. I recognize that being organized does not … Continue reading Back to School: Mastering Organization
Graduate school should be a time of exploration, professional development and the development of new expertise. However, being in the same place for 24 months (e.g. a master's program), stuck in academia is not healthy! While it's easy to fall for the trap of staying still to finish the work, it is important that … Continue reading The Importance of Traveling in Graduate School
It’s FML FINALS season. How do I know? Glad you asked! The temperatures are rising. Flowers are in bloom. The sun is out longer. Spring is here... All signs that it's... You guessed it, FINALS season. For most graduate students, Spring Break ended two or three weeks ago and the semester kicked into hyper drive. … Continue reading A Finals Plan of Attack
Graduate school is not very demanding. *Record Scratch* Said. No. One. Ever. Every time I check my email or look at my calendars I have a looming deadline, new suggestions for a meeting, or request for my attendance at an event. Prior to grad school, I prided myself on setting time to complete various tasks … Continue reading “Time Management” in Grad School? Whet?