How (Not) to Screw Up In Grad School

Prose, Privacy, and Pronouns

Who are I? The question “Who are I?” combines the singular and plural, making a grammatical mess. But the combination nicely describes our book. Written by two people, it offers … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Funded Vs Unfunded or Self Funded PhDs – An Important Debate

It is great to get so much positive feedback on our piece, 10 steps to PhD Failure, in the Times Higher Education Supplement yesterday. One bit of commentary that surprised … Continue reading

August 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Communication? Miscommunication?

My biggest issue during the MA program was both a lack of and miscommunication with my supervisor during the thesis-writing process. I met with him only four or five times … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · Leave a comment