Balancing Doctoral Life During the Holidays

As students, professionals, and family members, we already have high expectations for ourselves, and this becomes even more evident at this time of year when our “to do” lists become longer than ever, as we add a multitude of tasks to our busy schedules.

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Stop the Paralysis: Recognizing Your Level of Academic Literacy

I didn’t grow up in the Midwest, but I’ve now lived in MinneSNOWda for more than a decade. This past November, I purchased a home and found myself, for the first time in those 10+ years, face-to-face with a driveway full of snow and a big, klonking snow blower standing between me and the ability to back my car out of the garage. I was paralyzed.