Is it alright to email a professor out of the blue? Of course! Making connections with people you’d like to work with is a natural part of the professional development process. Take time to learn about the professor you are contacting. … Continue reading How to contact a potential advisor!
What is a research statement? A research statement is a short summary of a person’s academic or research interests as well as their current work, and the perfect introduction when reaching out to potential advisors and/or graduate programs. At the undergraduate level, much … Continue reading How to write a Research Statement!
What is a CV? A curriculum vitae (CV) is an academic resume that includes a written summary of a person’s education, professional experiences and other qualifications. The CV is a crucial component to graduate school applications. A CV should always include the … Continue reading How to write a CV!
Sampson’s knees are tucked into his chest. Beneath muscular legs, nimble toes wrap around a branch no more than four inches in diameter. Several feet away, Ferdinand rests with a leg outstretched, drawing lazy circles through his bushy hair. The … Continue reading Risky Business
The browsing history of my internet search engine contains a medley of material that ranges from academic to unsavory. Among the latter are my much beloved stand-up specials, bolstered by comedic heavy weights such as Steven Wright and Louis CK. … Continue reading By Example
She left her home in July of 1960, when the world viewed women better off as secretaries than scientists. And a secretary she had been, right up until the point that tapping out documents, other people’s documents, became less appealing … Continue reading The Mad Ones