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The Importance of Asking for Help

One of the most important things that I’ve learned in graduate school is how to ask for help when I need it. Knowing when and how to ask for help can make navigating this unknown terrain much easier and save you time by avoiding the mistakes (or experiments) that others have made. This skill cannot be underrated, as you will encounter the unknown regularly in your studies as a graduate student. Continue reading The Importance of Asking for Help

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Three Magic Phrases for Graduate Students

What if I told you there were three magic phrases that can help you get what you need in graduate school (and work in general?)

These are all short, specific questions that can make your life easier if you know when and how to use them. Continue reading Three Magic Phrases for Graduate Students