In a previous post, I described my experience at a workshop (organized by the Rutgers Graduate School-New Brunswick) on communicating science. I described the importance of preparing descriptions of your work for a spectrum of likely audiences – having at least some idea of what aspects of your work to emphasize to different audiences and what language or ideas to use are critical. 282 more words
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Who to ask?
I think that often times, students get contradictory information about who they should ask for letters of recommendations.
I know that I was told that students applying for graduate degrees should ask individuals in the proposed (or closely related) field of study. 617 more words
One of the more daunting tasks for me was writing my first personal statement draft.
Good statements vary by discipline (since mine is biology, that is what I’ll focus on), but any statement should provide a clear picture of your interests, your background, and your plans. 446 more words
As I continue in my journey of looking into the techniques to apply to the topic of interactions with technology I have come to a realization that I would like to create a multilayered film work that a user can trigger different elements of. 587 more words
I feel as if this post is a bit of a nerd confession. I fell in love with a journal article during my spring semester of the doctoral program. 297 more words