Three Things You Didn’t Know About Grad School

Despite successfully completing a Master of Arts degree in the recent past, I never thought I would be capable, academically speaking, of getting into grad school. It seems like we all know at least a few people - the real high achievers - for whom that doesn't seem to be the case. They walk the … Continue reading Three Things You Didn’t Know About Grad School

How to Succeed in Grad School, 7 – 9

Don't forget to read part 1 of How to Succeed in Grad School for tips 1 through 6. 7. Consider vampirism, or if that's too much for you, at the very least a decidedly inhumane nocturnal lifestyle Because you won't be seeing much of the sun anyway, and you're not legally considered a person anymore … Continue reading How to Succeed in Grad School, 7 – 9

How to Succeed in Grad School, 1 – 6

I wrote these a while ago as a series of humourous self-help tips for aspiring grad students.  I thought it would be worth republishing them here, as I was reading them a while ago with fond memories.  Enjoy! Well, now that I've almost completed a graduate degree, I pretty much figure that I'm the new … Continue reading How to Succeed in Grad School, 1 – 6