Burn-out is defined in the International Classification of Disease-11 as an “occupational phenomenon” caused by unmanaged, chronic stress. There are three major symptoms: Feeling physically… Read More »Recognizing and Avoiding Burnout in Graduate School
Guest blogger William (Billy) Mills is a 6th-year Ph.D. candidate at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and an Adjunct Instructor in the Departments… Read More »Excelling at Hopkins: How to Make the Most of Your Time in Graduate School
Women in STEM are at a disadvantage at every stage of the academic pipeline and in almost every facet of their careers. Graduate student Veronica Busa reflects on how these statistics motivate her to focus her efforts.
Adapting to her new environment in grad school has not only required Riley Bannon to learn new things, but also unlearn the way she thought about education and success.
April is Financial Literacy Month! Contrary to popular belief, there is no income requirement to set financial goals. Graduate student Taylor Evans shares two ways she has improved her financial literacy to reach her financial goals with her stipend.
Graduate school recruitment is never stress-free. But it can be made easier by focusing on the things that matter and not dwelling on the rest.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a graduate student in possession of a stipend must be in want of free food. It is this fact that the Graduate Student Association (GSA) uses to draw students to their multitude of events, but there is more to the GSA than you may expect.
Picking a thesis lab can be a daunting task. To increase the likelihood of a positive Ph.D. experience, most programs require students to test the… Read More »Lab Rotations: Finding the Right Relationship
Nearly two months ago, I concluded my fourth Ph.D. lab rotation. Rotations are important components of Ph.D. training. During each rotation, a new student spends… Read More »How to Choose the Right Thesis Lab — Epiphany-free!
“Employees shall have the right to self-organization, to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to… Read More »The State of the Union: US Graduate Student Employee Rights in 2019