A PhD pathway – what’s involved? Preparing for grad school & what to expect Preparing for (and applying to) the emotional rollercoaster of grad school Grad school interviews Grad school interview advice Who’s who in a lab Some thoughts on reading while PhD-ing & PhD-ing in general Grad School Behind the Scenes: Journal club group meetings (& more “random” stuff about papers & Twitter) Tips to help along the way Some study suggestions for school Time- and thumb-saving lab tips Be notable! Lab notes and organization Reading science articles – some advice Reference management (focused on Mendeley) – and finding & managing the correct references! Practical advice on various things It’s not you – it’s science – getting through bad days in grad school Towards the end! Thesis-Related Posts Thesis-izing: a quick video on writing a thesis, what that means, & what I’ve found useful 1 month to my PhD thesis defense! Here’s why that event means so much for me… Thesis writing… fun? How to make your life easier when it comes time to write a thesis Thesis-submitted! Why I dedicated my thesis to Grammy, plus a call for senior citizen science outreach Thesis Thoughts: style, acknowledgments section, & how it feels post-submission (Hint: pretty good!) Thesis defense talk prepping Thoughts on the day before my thesis defense What my thesis defense was like The PhD hat – hat’s off to my amazing lab mates!