The NSF GRFP awards were sent out last Friday, and I did not receive it. But my reviews are interesting, so join me as I dissect and address their comments and critiques.
As I’ve been reading papers, one of the things I’ve thought about is the different types of papers or articles a graduate student might be interested in writing and publishing. I decided to craft a “beginner’s guide,” if you will to the world of scientific publications : written by a beginner, for beginners, and edited by the experienced.
Parts 1, 2, and 2.5 were focused mostly on preparing for my talk and analyzing all my mistakes. Now it’s time to shift the focus from my chaotic life to […]
A friend went through my blog and pointed out specific things to not do next time. Most of it was stuff I knew but simply didn’t have time to do, […]
This Wednesday in OEB 399 (that class where the G1 cohort gets together to eat, drink, and talk every week), we discussed the differences between “normal bosses” and research advisors. […]
Last time I quickly went into what you actually need to write the GRFP but now you’ll get details. Strap in, because this blog is going to be long and very comprehensive.
If you’re reading this, chances are you’re either a senior undergrad, a first year, or a second year grad student, and you want to apply for the NSF GRFP because […]
There was a word I never heard frequently before I started interviewing at graduate schools, and that is ‘cohort’.
So, there are a lot of things I plan to talk about and I decided to break it up into several, shorter posts instead of one massively long post that will […]