PhDs vs Imposter Syndrome – Looking at the Big Picture

One of the biggest problems I know that PhDs have when thinking about taking the leap into a new job, whether directly from academia or from an existing “real world” position, is: What if I’m not happy? What if it’s the wrong decision? What if I hate the work? "The constant fears and

2018-03-09T16:30:02+00:00 By |Categories: PhD Transitions|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Should I continue to pursue my PhD? I need help.

A quora user who had went to the trouble of applying for PhD programs realized upon visiting the campuses that they actually may not want to pursue research as a career anymore. Although they had thought they wanted to be a professor, actually talking to the graduate students put new doubts in their mind.  They wondered if

2017-08-08T16:55:02+00:00 By |Categories: AMA|Tags: , , , |0 Comments