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Poles, Tightropes & A Sense of Humor: Balancing Your Way Through Your PhD

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There are a myriad challenges with being a working professional, mother of a young child, and simultaneously attending a graduate school almost 4,500 miles away, but the experience has been beyond compare.

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20 Sep 2016

Can I Really Do This?

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I had decided to quit my full time job and return to school in pursuit of my EdD. Making that decision was perhaps the hardest decision I made during my adult life.

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27 Jul 2016

Grad Students in Flux: What to Do when Life Throws You a Curve Ball

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Anyone who is in graduate school knows how vitally important a consistent support system can be during that process. But what happens when your support system bails on you?

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12 Jul 2016

When My Graduate Mentor Moved…and I Followed

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In 2014, with two years of my Ph.D. program completed, I moved across the country to join my advisor and the lab.

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21 Jun 2016

A Guide to Academic Writing for International Students

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Most students that come from abroad are not very used to the academic style, it becomes their number one problem. Here are some useful tips on how to approach academic writing if you are an international student.

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27 Apr 2016

Final Jeopardy: The Nobel Physics Prize

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Recently, the final answer on the long-running quiz show Jeopardy involved an important thesis written in 1954.

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17 Mar 2016

The GradShare Blog is Looking for Guest Bloggers

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We want to hear information, experiences and best practices straight from the source -- graduate students.

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01 Mar 2016

Education Will Not be Televised: Lessons from the Black Panther Party

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The Black Panther is an animal that when it’s pressured it moves back until it’s cornered…then it comes out fighting for life or death* -- John Hulett

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26 Feb 2016

Finding Your Scholarly Voice

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From a professional, creative writer to aspiring, scholarly/academic writer.

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07 Jan 2016

CGS Distinguished Dissertation Award Winners 2015

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In partnership with the Council for Graduate Schools, ProQuest is again honored to present the 2015 Distinguished Dissertations Awards recognizing doctoral dissertations making significant and original contributions to their academic fields.

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18 Dec 2015

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