Undergrad

Letting the right ones in: obstacles in graduate admissions  

March 29, 2017
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Our previous article discussed admission metrics such as the GRE (Graduate Record Examination), undergraduate GPA (grade point average), previous research…

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Resiliency and the Impact of Self-Efficacy

March 29, 2017
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Caroline leads a research team in a multinational corporation that develops medical equipment. She holds a PhD in biomedical engineering…

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Can we anticipate graduate student success if we can't assess it?

March 20, 2017
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How we choose the next generation of scientists is at the root of a sustainable scientific enterprise. The true value…

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The Minority Report—When Simply Adding Numbers is Not Enough

March 4, 2016
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A few weeks ago, Gary McDowell reported on the “Increasing Diversity in a Changing Research Landscape” subgroup held at the…

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Where will you go after your PhD/postdoc?

December 11, 2015
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At all stages of our careers we should ask ourselves:  Am I where I want to be?  Where do I see myself…

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Career and Training Information for Undergraduates

June 26, 2015
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When it comes to career planning, the undergraduate years can be a very confusing time. You must simultaneously figure out…

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Know What You’re Getting into Before Grad School

August 8, 2014
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There are many reasons for wanting to go to graduate school: You want to become a professor, you love pipetting…

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