Category Archives: Tips for thriving in grad school

Preparing Master’s Statistics Students for Success: A Perspective from Recent Graduates and Employers

from:  http://magazine.amstat.org/blog/2013/02/01/mastersworkgrou/ John Bailer, Roger Hoerl, David Madigan, Jill Montaquila, and Tommy Wright   Bob Rodriguez speaks with master’s degree statistics students during his November 2012 visit to Miami University. The ASA Workgroup on Master’s Degrees submitted its report to … Continue reading

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The Highway to the Ph.D.: Avoiding Road Kill (2012 Institute on Teaching and Mentoring)

2012 Institute on Teaching and Mentoring The Highway to the Ph.D.:  Avoiding Road Kill Tampa Waterside Marriott Friday, October 26, 2012 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Meeting Room 24   Presenters:   Sheila T. Gregory, Ph.D. Professor, Clark Atlanta University … Continue reading

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One tool to help you write in a noisy environment

Attending graduate school in the City, and living in Brooklyn with roommates, it seems there is never a moment free of some type of distracting noise, allowing the mind to focus on thinking and writing.  This is quite different than … Continue reading

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8 Things Remarkably Sucessful People Do

From:  http://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/advisor/eight-things-remarkably-successful-people-do.html 1. They don’t create back-up plans. Back-up plans can help you sleep easier at night. Back-up plans can also create an easy out when times get tough. You’ll work a lot harder and a lot longer if your … Continue reading

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