In our circles, it is not uncommon to hear a colleague say something along the lines of, “No, I didn’t do it yet… I have been procrastinating!” I always understood procrastination as bad. It is something that we should feel guilty about. A barrier to our professionalism and important contributions to society. It’s that thing… Read More The gift of procrastination
I am not saying that this is my desk… But how about a list of items for a proper graduate student’s desk: An air conditioner that really should turn into a heater because weather on campus is about to get crazy A lamp that never works but with minimal effort could work (you know you… Read More A guide to a proper graduate student desk for fall semester
We all have our weaknesses as graduate students. I’ll say it: mine is public speaking. I get this queasy feeling in the stomach and my imagination turns wild with all the things that could go wrong. I think that a lot of us struggle with public speaking and it happens to be one of the… Read More For those who fear public speaking
Summer is ending and fall is just around the corner. As Laura mentioned in her last post, it is time again to tackle the chores and be productive for school. However, I wanted to add how volunteering and doing new activities are also great ways to start the fall. This week, I began my semester… Read More New year, new ant-ventures!