Graduate students must pass a challenging oral exam to advance in their Ph.D. program. How can they navigate this checkpoint during the COVID-19 pandemic?
The oral exam. The candidacy exam. The comprehensive exam. There are many names for it, but all pre-doctoral graduate students come to fear it. At different universities, this pivotal exam happens at different points in your Ph.D. At Johns Hopkins, most students will take their candidacy exam after their main courses are finished, but before […]