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Graduate Matters

BY KELLY BURCHELL-REYES | AUG 02 2022

Guiding questions to facilitate your quest for a collaborative student-supervisor relationship.

BY ERIN CORBER | JUN 27 2022

Whether you are certain you want to pursue non-academic employment, or are perhaps on the fence, there are great benefits to thinking about your academic CV as a record of all you do.

BY JANICE KUNG | MAY 26 2022

The h-index and journal impact factor are two well-known methods to determine how well your research is being received.

BY MARIA GALLO | APR 26 2022

Connecting with others in your field can offer job search insights, networking opportunities and a chance to learn about different career paths.

BY ALICE ISAC, EMILIE MARTEL, EVE PANKOVITCH & NIEM HUYNH | MAR 15 2022

Internships provide students with a broader view of the world and professional skills development, which can transcend their in-class knowledge.

BY ERIN CORBER | FEB 22 2022

Taking the time – even if it’s a few hours a week – for extracurricular activities can help expand your career options.

BY CHELSEA CHEN | JAN 31 2022

Six things to think about as you consider whether or not to pursue a graduate degree.

BY ALAA ALSAAFIN, KEVIN KUANG, MARIA MERCADO, NANA LEE & REINHART REITHMEIER | NOV 11 2021

Making sure your program content is curated to your specific audience is key.

BY CHELSEA CHEN | OCT 04 2021

Some say doctorates are designed for the pure love of research and to advance scientific knowledge, but this model excludes students who wish to pursue non-academic careers.

BY CONSTANCE BOURGUIGNON & VIRGINIE SIMONEAU-GILBERT | SEP 09 2021

The aim of the interview committee is to deeply challenge you by asking a variety of questions and getting you out of your comfort zone.

BY CONSTANCE BOURGUIGNON & VIRGINIE SIMONEAU-GILBERT | AUG 05 2021

The most helpful advice the authors received was ‘show, don’t tell.’

BY EMILY M. BARTHOLOMAY & ALEXIS GARRETSON | JUN 29 2021

Two grad students discuss their unique experiences of having to switch supervisors.

BY JANICE KUNG | MAY 04 2021

Learning what services and resources your university library provides can save you from research headaches down the road.

BY KELLY BURCHELL-REYES | APR 06 2021

Peer support groups, institutional workshops and positive mentorship relationships are a few of the ways you can curb the feeling of ‘just not good enough.’

BY CHELSEA CHEN | FEB 03 2021

How one prospective graduate student gained clarity on her career goals with the help of a life coach.

BY KELLY BURCHELL-REYES | DEC 10 2020

Connecting with peers and seeking guidance from those who have studied in our fields before may offer hope during this time.

BY BARÂA ARAR | NOV 23 2020

Grad students, especially in the humanities, need to structure their time in a way that allows for schoolwork and social activities.

BY YVONNE HUNG, NIEM HUYNH & DANIELLE BARKLEY | AUG 19 2020

You already possess a number of highly-developed skills that will serve you well.

BY SAM LUONG | JUL 08 2020

School experience, cost and lifestyle were Sam Luong’s top priorities when deciding to do his master’s degree online.

BY BENNY DUA, JARED WILCOX & ZAHRA SOHANI | JAN 29 2020

Meet three clinician-scientists who are interested in practicing medicine and conducting research.

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