I am sure that many of you are familiar with, if not avid readers of, GradHacker. The online community hosted on Inside Higher Ed also covers the lived experience of the graduate researcher and academic. For the summer, the blog quiets down (as I’m sure everyone else is recovering from the academic year). However, they are taking the opportunity to host some interesting contests, and the most recent is one which I participated. “Swag for Wisdom: A Fair Exchange” asks readers to share their best advice for incoming graduate students for a chance to win some GradHacker swag. Prize or not, I love sharing lessons learned. So, here was my advice:
It’s been a while, Internet, but I think that we’re ready to get back on track with Research Salad. This year has held many sidetracks and ups/downs. However, that does not mean has left us devoid of material. Au contraire! This year has given we here at Research Salad a wealth of information and experiences to share with you. From dissertation bumps to new full-time employment, we’ve all had some changes. But, with change comes growth, and the chance to try new things.