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Wanted: Inspiration

It’s official. I’ve applied to graduate. But I am not popping the champagne yet. Although I feel so close to the end I still feel so far away. Reason being, I have yet to complete my final masters project. I

Posted in General, Thesis

Job Searching and Finding The Right “Fit”

For many of us grad students, this winter season has been consumed by a very important task: the job search. We’ve made it through coursework, projects, papers, and presentations. Data has been collected, analyzed, and shared, and a new academic

Posted in Uncategorized

Project vs. Thesis: Choosing A Route For Your Academic Journey

This post is dedicated to all of those first year masters students who will come to that fork in the road at some point this year, when a decision must be made on which route to take on this academic

Posted in New Students, Thesis, Uncategorized

Mind Your (Mental) Health

We are well into the fall term and so far you might have “hit the wall”, struggled through funding applications, adjusted to a new environment, received your first marks of the term, or even searched (or is still searching) for

Posted in Uncategorized

Settling In and Buckling Down

So how’s everyone doing so far? Seriously, how are you? Take a moment to think about your first few weeks of the new term. Alright, I’ll do it with you. Hmmm…great to see old friends…nice to meet some new students…Grad

Posted in Uncategorized

Starting Grad School on the Right Foot

We are only weeks away from the start of a new academic year, and for some it will be the start of a new phase and entrance into a brand new world. I was one of those ‘freshies’ just a

Posted in New Students

A Midsummer Night’s Scheme

If you read my last post you will remember that I wrote on getting out and about this summer, including clubs you can join and places you can go to get active. We are now in the heart of the summer

Posted in New Students, Thesis, Uncategorized

Get Active This Summer

It’s that time of year again when the days get longer, the temperature rises, and the campus gets quieter. An academic year draws to a close for undergrads but for us grad students the work continues through the summer. We

Posted in Events, Kingston, New Students

Committing To a Research Topic

I came to the realization this past spring that I am a commitment-phobe. I was in class when my professor announced that she wanted to make sure that everyone was on track in their program, so she asked that everyone

Posted in New Students, Thesis

Who we are and what we do: Megan

If I ever have to describe myself, I usually use the term “free spirit”. It is this part of my character that has brought me to live on four continents, seek adventure, and meet some incredible people along the way.

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