How to Stay Sane in Graduate School: An Interview with Dr. Stephen Case from the Baylor Counseling Center

While it is wonderful to get the insights of fellow graduate students on the subject of boundaries, it’s also important to hear from a mental health professional about this topic. I sat down with Dr. Stephen Case from the Baylor Counseling Center to talk about...

How to Stay Sane in Graduate School: An Interview with James Howard

Today we feature an interview with James Howard, a graduate student in the History department, studying American abolitionist movements and their intersection with broader evangelical thought. In our interview, James shares his thoughts on graduate school boundaries,...

How to Stay Sane in Graduate School: An Interview with Joyce Chang

To continue our new series on how to have healthy boundaries in Graduate School, I sat down with Joyce Chang, a PhD candidate in Sociology, who also works as a consultant for the Graduate Writing Center. Joyce has some wonderful insights about growing in boundaries...

How to Stay Sane in Graduate School: An Interview with Brooke Morris

To continue our new series on how to have healthy boundaries in Graduate School, I sat down with Brooke Morris, a PhD candidate in Biology, who also works in the Graduate School as a Doctoral Administrative Fellow. As a non-traditional student, Brooke has unique...

How to Stay Sane in Graduate School: A Series

Photo by Luis Villasmil on Unsplash This might seem like a strange topic to spend time on – after all, if you don’t have at least one mental breakdown a semester, are you even in graduate school? Well, maybe you shouldn’t be; or at least, if you do stick...

How To Conference Badly (But Please Don’t!)

On October 18th from 9-10am, the Graduate School will be hosting a workshop on the topic of “Conferencing Well.” In light of this upcoming workshop, we thought we’d re-share an oldie but a goodie from our former Associate Dean of Professional...

Graduate Pathways for Success: How to Create a Poster Presentation

With both the October GPS workshop on “Conferencing Well” (October 18th, register here) and the Fall 2022 Graduate Research Showcase on the horizon (October 20th, submit your proposal here), it’s important to set yourself up for success when publicly...

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...