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Graduate Matters

BY ALAA ALSAAFIN, KEVIN KUANG, MARIA MERCADO, NANA LEE & REINHART REITHMEIER | NOV 11 2021

Making sure your program content is curated to your specific audience is key.

BY CHELSEA CHEN | OCT 04 2021

Some say doctorates are designed for the pure love of research and to advance scientific knowledge, but this model excludes students who wish to pursue non-academic careers.

BY CONSTANCE BOURGUIGNON & VIRGINIE SIMONEAU-GILBERT | SEP 09 2021

The aim of the interview committee is to deeply challenge you by asking a variety of questions and getting you out of your comfort zone.

BY CONSTANCE BOURGUIGNON & VIRGINIE SIMONEAU-GILBERT | AUG 05 2021

The most helpful advice the authors received was ‘show, don’t tell.’

BY EMILY M. BARTHOLOMAY & ALEXIS GARRETSON | JUN 29 2021

Two grad students discuss their unique experiences of having to switch supervisors.

BY JANICE KUNG | MAY 04 2021

Learning what services and resources your university library provides can save you from research headaches down the road.

BY KELLY BURCHELL-REYES | APR 06 2021

Peer support groups, institutional workshops and positive mentorship relationships are a few of the ways you can curb the feeling of ‘just not good enough.’

BY CHELSEA CHEN | FEB 03 2021

How one prospective graduate student gained clarity on her career goals with the help of a life coach.

BY KELLY BURCHELL-REYES | DEC 10 2020

Connecting with peers and seeking guidance from those who have studied in our fields before may offer hope during this time.

BY BARÂA ARAR | NOV 23 2020

Grad students, especially in the humanities, need to structure their time in a way that allows for schoolwork and social activities.

BY YVONNE HUNG, NIEM HUYNH & DANIELLE BARKLEY | AUG 19 2020

You already possess a number of highly-developed skills that will serve you well.

BY SAM LUONG | JUL 08 2020

School experience, cost and lifestyle were Sam Luong’s top priorities when deciding to do his master’s degree online.

BY BENNY DUA, JARED WILCOX & ZAHRA SOHANI | JAN 29 2020

Meet three clinician-scientists who are interested in practicing medicine and conducting research.

BY EZRA BRIDGMAN, JANICE KUNG & MONIQUE LAFLAMME | NOV 18 2019

Three academics discuss their experiences completing a postgraduate degree in a professional program.

BY ARWEN FLEMING, DAVID IP YAM, PATRICIA PAUL & SALOMON GAMACHE  | NOV 04 2019

Four academics sit down and review the challenges and potential benefits of completing a postsecondary degree while also working full-time.

BY SÉBASTIEN BELLIVEAU, SUSAN FAN & GEORGE LIU | OCT 02 2019

Three medical practitioners share their experiences.

BY MATTHIEU LAFON, MARIANNE CHEVRIER & SIMON LINDSAY | AUG 22 2019

PhD grads gain a range of business-ready skills, regardless of their discipline.

BY YVONNE HUNG | JUL 26 2019

An exploration of some of the nuances between postsecondary education in the two countries, as well as some of the intangibles that are often not thought about.

BY PATRICIA PAUL | JUN 17 2019

If you tackle one thing at a time, prioritize pressing items and simply do your best, everything will turn out okay.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | MAY 24 2019

Realistically, how much time can you devote to skills development?

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