On a cold Sunday morning in September, I joined thousands of other runners in downtown Montreal to run my first ever half-marathon. During this race – the longest I had ever run, both in distance and in time spent continuously jogging – I noticed how similar a half-marathon can be to a PhD: They require… Read More 21.1 ways half-marathons are like a PhD
April 15 is fast approaching, which means it’s almost thesis submission time for many of us. The process of putting the final touches on your thesis can be overwhelming, because you want to make sure that every detail is perfect, and that you’re very prepared. On the other side of things, as April 15 approaches,… Read More Why grad school is like training for a (half) marathon
Different people have different lifestyles. It is a fact so evident that we sometimes don’t fully comprehend what that entails. I am more specifically referring to the maintenance of a healthy lifestyle comprised of a proper diet and regular exercise. I don’t know if it is because I wasn’t really one to work out… Read More Staying healthy!