This week, we open the mailbag to answer your questions! We hear from a new grad student who has some old responsibilities, and learn about how to earn your Master’s degree while enrolled in a PhD program!Read More
There are many paths to a PhD. In the humanities, it’s common to earn a Master’s degree first (or so we’re told…)
In the biomedical sciences, students regularly skip the Master’s degree entirely, enrolling in a PhD program that includes coursework.
This week, we hear from two aspiring scientists who used the Master’s degree as a stepping stone, and now they’re looking to take the next leap.Read More
If you’re a grad student who hasn’t thought about leaving your PhD program at least once, you might not have a pulse. When experiments fail, grants are rejected, or you get reprimanded by the PI, it’s often comforting to remember that all of this suffering is self-imposed and you could simply leave the University and start a book shop somewhere.
For most students, that moment passes and they move on with their training and career. But sometimes, the moment doesn’t pass, and students begin to ask more fundamental questions.Read More
Happy New Year to all our Hello PhD listeners!
2021 has already been… a lot. But we’re here to help.
This week, we open the mailbag to answer your questions about graduate training and life in the lab.Read More