Well, it's nearly time for my tenure as SGSAH blogger to come to an end. It's been great fun reading guest posts, writing about my experiences and lessons as a PGR, and seeing what people think of the blog and the PhD experience in general. It's been a difficult adjustment going from freelance to PGR, … Continue reading Almost done!
I don't know about you, but when I signed up to do a PhD I thought I mostly knew how it was going to work. *cue laugh track* The PhD is just about the thesis. Reality- The thesis is only part of the PhD. Which is insane to think about. Over the course of my … Continue reading Misconceptions about the PhD
As we get deeper and deeper into the dark days of winter, I thought now would be as good of a time as any to pass along some tips and tricks I've picked up on staying motivated during this time of year. I'm sure I'm not the only one who finds it harder to get … Continue reading Tops Tips to Stay Motivated During the Dark Days of Winter
Sometimes it can be difficult to admit you're in over your head and need some assistance, but I'm sure we've all been there- including your supervisors. I know when I started out my PhD I felt like I was going to take on the world. I was going to be the PGR Representative, take a … Continue reading Asking for help