If you are reading this post, that means you were probably accepted into a grad program. Congratulations! This next step is one that is not only time-consuming, but often stressful. And that is…MOVING. For those of you who are getting ready to move in the near future, I have a list of 14 tips and … Continue reading We’re moving on up!
Second-Year PhD Reflections
Hey everyone…long time no see. I'm not sure how many people have been keeping up-to-date with this blog, but if you have, you would know that I haven't posted in oh, I don't know…almost 13 months. Am I officially the worst blogger ever? Possibly, but hear me out! I never intended to take such a … Continue reading Second-Year PhD Reflections
First Year PhD Reflections
So, apparently, I am a second-year PhD student now… If you are wondering how that happened, you are not the only one. My first year of grad school flew by so fast that I currently have whiplash. Although this year was difficult for many reasons, here are 6 lessons I learned: It is okay to … Continue reading First Year PhD Reflections
First-Gen Spotlight: Rikki Roscoe
Rikki Roscoe (she/her/hers) is a 2nd year PhD student at the University of Missouri (Mizzou) whose research interests are centered on health communication, specifically mental health stigma and underserved populations. If you would like to connect with Rikki, follow her on Twitter @rikkiaroscoe! Where do you call home? MinnesotaWhat is a quote that you live … Continue reading First-Gen Spotlight: Rikki Roscoe
First-Gen Spotlight: Nashalí Massa
Nashalí Massa (she/her/hers) is a postbac at The Ohio State University whose research interests are centered on brain aging, behavioral neuroscience, and neuro-immunology. If you would like to connect with Nashalí, follow her on Twitter @MassaNashali! Where do you call home? Puerto Rico 🇵🇷What is a quote that you live by? Choose yourself every time.What … Continue reading First-Gen Spotlight: Nashalí Massa
How to Deal with Rejection
I know I don't have to say this, but I will anyway. REJECTION SUCKS. It sucks in all areas of life, and getting rejected from a grad program you really wanted to get into is no different. You may be heartbroken because you worked so hard to prepare your application and it didn't turn out … Continue reading How to Deal with Rejection
PhD Admissions: Interviews!
If you are reading this post, that means you have most likely made it to probably the most important phase of the grad school application process. THE. INTERVIEW. Let me stop. Congratulations on getting an interview! I promise they are not as scary as you think. They were actually my favorite part of application season. … Continue reading PhD Admissions: Interviews!
First-Gen Spotlight: Eden Maness
Eden Maness (she/her/hers) is a 4th year PhD student at William & Mary whose research interests are centered on many areas including the psychopharmacology of mental illness, behavior analysis, the neural circuitry involved in consciousness and cognition, the lateral hypothalamus and its implication in psychiatric conditions, drugs of abuse, and evolutionary psychology. Her current research … Continue reading First-Gen Spotlight: Eden Maness
First-Gen Spotlight: Paris Adkins-Jackson
Paris Adkins-Jackson (she/her/hers) is a postdoc at Harvard Med whose research interests are centered on the measurement of racism, self-care and other community developed tools to increase wellness for under-resourced communities. If you would like to connect with Paris, follow her on Twitter @pbajackson! Where do you call home? Los AngelesWhat is a quote that you … Continue reading First-Gen Spotlight: Paris Adkins-Jackson
First-Gen Spotlight: Alan Mlotkowski
Alan Mlotkowski (he/him/his) is a 4th year PhD student whose research interests are centered on RNA modifications. If you would like to connect with Alan, follow him on Twitter @Alan_Mlotkowski! Where do you call home? IllinoisWhat is a quote that you live by? “It be like that sometimes”What do you see yourself doing in the future? Science policy … Continue reading First-Gen Spotlight: Alan Mlotkowski