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Don't be fooled by Fake Diversity

All I will say here is… This:

versus, this:

The world is not homogenous, and neither is knowledge. If diversity means anything to you – AND IT SHOULD – there should be a healthy mixture of social and economic backgrounds, ethnicities, sexes, nationalities, and more in your school, college, and department. 117 more words

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Brains, Bureaucracy, and Bullshit!

Brains, Bureaucracy, and Bullshit!

As I go along this PhD process, not only am I learning about research, but I am also learning about the hidden minutiae of academia. 1,020 more words

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What kind of Ph.D. Advisor do you want?

I have been thinking about this question more than ever lately, “What kind of Advisor do I want? What qualities am I looking for when it comes to choosing my PhD Advisor?” 935 more words

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The One where you realized you had no F.R.I.E.N.D.S

Yes. This happens. As I write this post I am still chewing on how to write it. Hmm..

I am social person, but I am also shy. 832 more words

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For all intents and purposes

I read an article yesterday, and it had me thinking a lot. It had me thinking about Plan B’s and C’s should this Ph.D. thing not work out. 119 more words

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