How Do I Know if I Should Drop Out of Graduate School? An Interview with Associate Dean Sara Dolan

This is not a popular topic of conversation, especially at a university that just hit R1 status in no small part due to strong graduate student statistics. But after wrapping up a whole series on prioritizing mental health, establishing work/life boundaries, and...

Career Path Diversification: Why to Consider Alt-Ac with Dr. Julia Daniel, Part Two

This post is based off of a podcast series that Dr. Julia Daniel did for the Baylor Graduate School back in early 2021. The first post covered the historic and economic reasons for the state of the academic job market and what applying for an academic job actually...

Career Path Diversification: Why to Consider Alt-Ac with Dr. Julia Daniel, Part One

This post is based off of a podcast series that Dr. Julia Daniel did for the Baylor Graduate School back in early 2021. This first post will cover the historic and economic reasons for the state of the academic job market and what applying for an academic job actually...

Finding Your People: The Grace of Community and Collaboration

Initially, navigating the ways of graduate school can feel like an independent quest, siloed off on a mission to hone and perfect our skills and research alone. For me, those feelings were short lived thanks to the collaborative nature of music, my church, and even...