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Guest post: Keeping it Real: How to Excel in Graduate School

The purpose of this blog is to share personal accounts of MD/PhD training, and I’m excited to expand the perspectives presented here with guests posts. This post is by Alex Yang, who also contributed the blog’s first… 982 more words

Graduate School

Life as a PhD Student: Impostor Syndrome & Mental Breakdown.

I was a bit hesitant to write about my PhD life but I figured it is part of my journey and very special to me. Just to give you a brief background without revealing too much, I am in my second year of a Doctor of philosophy degree in Sociology and I really want to tell you what I am investigating but I don’t feel like it, maybe some other time? 734 more words

Academia

A Status Update

One disclaimer up front: I originally wrote this post in very early January 2020, full of reflections from 2019 and thoughts for improvement. It’s so interesting to me as I re-read and edit this now in May 2020. 1,411 more words

Science

COVID-19 Questions? 10 Answers from SBU

Stony Brook has set up a Coronavirus Information website with press releases and lots of information on the virus and how the school is handling it. 1,216 more words

Graduate School

2nd Year Eval

I haven’t written a full post in a while. My presence has been focused on twitter and a little bit on instagram, however, this is meant to be a place for me to process and think about my experiences as a grad student so I am happy to be using it for what I want and need. 681 more words

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Graduation Interrupted

We like to close chapters in our lives with a celebration and other meaningful activity. However, many of you did not get that cloursure after grad school. 647 more words

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