Admission Process, Grad Advice, Grad School, Grad School Prep, Research & Internships, STEM Majors, Undergrad

Narrowing your “research focus”

Hi everyone! So as the thought of grad school gets closer, so does the realization that it might be a good idea to start thinking about what you want to focus on as a research topic. But of course, this leads to many questions such as, how do you even go about narrowing your interests? And… Continue reading Narrowing your “research focus”

Admission Process, Grad School

Grad School Jargon 101

So, I remember when I was applying to different grad schools, there was a lot of jargon on the departmental admission pages, like "Comps," "Candidacy," "Assistantship," etc. I pretty much just assumed I'd figure it out as I went along, and I did, sorta. However, it might have made my life a bit easier if I… Continue reading Grad School Jargon 101

Admission Process, Grad School, Tips & Tricks

Applying to Grad School – Application Tips

Original Tumblr Post Do note that this advice is steered towards US universities and focus on grad school applications. However, some advice is pretty universal so I hope this helps, even if it doesn't completely apply! Applications are annoying. They're even more annoying when you add all the school stuff you need to do on… Continue reading Applying to Grad School – Application Tips

Admission Process, Grad School, Tips & Tricks

Applying to Grad School – Organization Tips

Original Tumblr Post Applying to schools takes a lot of time, effort and research. Unfortunately, this whole process can get chaotic rather quickly and the universities seem to blend together. However, it is important to keep track of certain information, especially when narrowing down your choices. Here are some important things I feel are important… Continue reading Applying to Grad School – Organization Tips