The Sweaty-Palmed Art of Networking in Graduate School: 10 Tips from Professors for How to Do it Better

The Sweaty-Palmed Art of Networking in Graduate School: 10 Tips from Professors for How to Do it Better

Do you have a strategy for networking in graduate school? How important do you think your network will be for landing a position when you finish your program?

The number of job placements in the “hidden job market” (positions that are filled without a public job posting) is estimated to be 70%-80% of all job placements.

You don’t have to be a charismatic extrovert to be an effective networker, but you do need a strategy and you will need to devote time and energy to the process.

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27 Practical Graduate School Tips from Faculty Members

27 Practical Graduate School Tips from Faculty Members

Are you struggling with graduate school? Do you feel like you need a better plan so you can succeed in your program?

You need some actionable advice to help you manage the stress of grad school and increase your chances of success.

With that goal in mind, we asked professors and faculty members to share their best graduate school tips with you.

You might be surprised at what they actually say about being fulfilled as a graduate student and prepared for employment (hint: they do not emphasize GPA much).

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How to Set Goals in Graduate School to Maximize Your Success

How to Set Goals in Graduate School to Maximize Your Success

Many graduate students feel overwhelmed by the amount of work being throw at them. I ran a survey of 300 graduate school students and the number one complaint from the group was the feeling of having too much work to do and not enough time to do it.

You have to learn how to set goals well so you can succeed in your graduate program.

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Are You Compatible with Your Graduate School Program?

Are You Compatible with Your Graduate School Program?

I want to talk about a psychological strategy that is used by Olympic athletes, military commanders, CEO’s, and other highly performance oriented people.

This strategy is simple and easy to implement, and it may have a dramatic impact on your graduate school experience and chances of success.

You have to know why graduate school matters to you.

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6 Benefits of Grad School

6 Benefits of Grad School

How do you know if going to graduate school would improve your life? Would it be a good decision for you and your personal values?

You have to be clear on the exact benefits of graduate school for you so you can make a good decision.

Let’s look at some of the benefits of going to graduate school to see if they fit your goals.

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What Problems are You Having in Graduate School?

Share with me a problem you are having with graduate school. I’ll research it, ask the experts, and pull together the strategies that will help you and other people like you to succeed in graduate school in spite of any problems you run into.

Please contact me if there is a specific topic that you would like help with.

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