Beginning Well: Advice for New Grad Students
Now, from The Well:
By Grace and Faith: Resisting the Academic Meritocracy
Dear Mentor: How does one live well as a graduate student?
How does one live well as a graduate student? What advice do you have for those of us just beginning? What helped you to survive and thrive in your program?
Dear Mentor: Can I grow spiritually and also have fun during the stress of grad school?
Is it possible to be a thriving, growing person in graduate school?
Dear Mentor: Succeeding in Grad School
What are the keys to success in graduate school?
From The Emerging Scholars Network:
"That got me to thinking—what if I had it to do again? Would I change anything or not? And if so, why? I realized there were some very important things I would’ve changed about my time in graduate school and as a young professor..."
by Kateri Collins
"My transition from being an undergraduate to entering graduate school was ambiguous. I simply did not know when or where I was going. Discerning my vocation was a long, but important process that took about three years that started in my junior year of undergrad."
Letter to a New Graduate Student’s Family, Part 1
"Congratulations! Your loved one is not the only one starting a new journey. You have also started grad school, and you are now working on your own program of study. You have now begun your ‘PhT': your Pushed him/her Through.” Chandra Crane writes this three-part series to the family members of new graduate students.
To see our curated list of articles for new faculty, head over to Beginning Well: Advice for New Faculty.
(Our first "Beginning Well" compilation was published in September 2011. The current version is revised and updated.)