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On Writing Productivity – Writing Among Others

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After years of going through the research stage of my PhD program, watching my cohorts graduate one by one, (feels like) I am alone. It has become difficult for me to stay motivated and focus on making progress in my

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Doing it Differently for the First Time

Upon reflection.

We did the year, we had May and half of June to recuperate, and here we are, reflecting. It brings me to a bit of a loss for words because, as I look down at this 7-year path behind me,

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Reflection While in Grad School

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As I reflect on this past year, I realize how long this year felt compare to others, and that’s not to say that the year dragged on.  In fact, I would say that this year has been one of the

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On dealing with setbacks in grad school

Once upon a time there was a grad student named Amanda. Between the time she started her PhD at Queen’s and the time it ended, nothing went wrong. Every experiment worked out exactly as planned, every manuscript she wrote was

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Gradifying Poll

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How connected do you feel to a community of other graduate students at Queen's?