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4 Top Research Fields for Funding
January 2, 2017

Looking to kick off the new year with a nice influx of cash for your research? You can buy a scratch ticket and hope for the best, but you may not have to if you’re in one of these four research fields known to attract the attention of the deepest pockets.


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Four Ways Alumni Can Shape Education at their Alma Maters
December 19, 2016
When you complete your degree, you walk away with more than new knowledge and expertise in your field. You also graduate with new insights, credentials, and connections -- all of which can be put to work for your alma mater and its students. Wondering where to begin when it comes to getting involved...

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Five Tips for Starting Your PhD Out Right
December 5, 2016
Even for the most brilliant and accomplished students, starting a PhD can be intimidating. After all, bachelor’s studies are one thing, but doctoral work can feel like venturing into entirely new territory. Luckily, there are some things you can do heading into your first day as a graduate stu...

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How to Develop Career Readiness During Your PhD Studies
November 21, 2016
PhD studies can be all-consuming. But while your thesis may be your short-term priority, there’s also the question of what’s waiting for you after its completion. If you’re planning on heading out into the “real world” post-graduation, these five tips can help you devel...

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Non-Tenure-Track Positions
November 7, 2016
Non-tenure-track jobs have something of an “ugly stepsister” reputation when compared to their full-time faculty counterparts. While it’s true that tenure-track assistant professor positions typically represent the brass ring for job-seeking doctoral students, accepting a non-tenur...

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Choosing Between a Ph.D. and a Psy.D?
October 24, 2016
Psychology is a perennial top five major among undergraduate students. And while many students use their undergraduate psychology degrees as a launching point to a breadth and depth of careers, others opt to pursue advanced degrees in the field. But before you can continue your psychology studies, y...

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The Inauspicious Beginnings of Major Scientific Breakthroughs
October 10, 2016
If you’ve ever watched an old cartoon or read the funny papers, you’re likely familiar with the the-lightbulb-going-off-over-the-head trope used to convey major “aha” moments for characters.  In these situations, good ideas are, literally, electrifying. In real life, how...

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Four Money Management Tips for Ph.D. Students
September 26, 2016
Ph.D. students may be on their way to expertise in their chosen fields, but many still fall woefully short when it comes to money management skills. Why are finances such a stumbling point for grad students? For starters, while fellowships, stipends and other forms of graduate student support may co...

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Five Top Thesis Writing Tools
September 12, 2016
Writing a thesis may be the most rigorous thing you do during your academic journey. The good news? Because we are living in the digital age, many amazing tools and resources are literally at your fingertips. Here are five of our favorites.

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Thinking of Doing a PhD? Read This First.
August 29, 2016
“To PhD or not to PhD -- that is the question.” While whether or not to go for your doctorate may not actually be one of life’s most baffling contemplations, neither is it a slam dunk. After all, a PhD is incredibly rigorous -- both regarding the time it takes and the effort involv...

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January 11, 2019

Podcasts have skyrocketed in popularity over the past few years. And while we mostly think of them in the context of entertainment, they are also aliv...


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December 13, 2018

Earlier this year in Nairobi, the South Korean government announced that it would provide $9 million to support the Regional Scholarship and Innovatio...