Category Archives: Grad School

My Breadth-Not-Depth Mantra in Exam Prep

I was waiting to publish this until I tested it out with a few friends, but opening signs are looking very good as finals season starts to wrap up. I’ve been mentoring folks in undergrad and grad school at varying … Continue reading

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Hey, We’re in College XPress!

Just wanted to share some exciting news: we’re being featured (with increasing regularity) in College XPress, a pretty big-time blog-and-other-stuff site.  So far they’ve shared My Crazy Plan to Write a Master’s Thesis in 10 Weeks, and a brand new … Continue reading

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A Return to More Selective Grad School: What it Means for You

The University of Iowa–a real powerhouse of a graduate university–is planning to scale down its graduate program. As the article says, “this would have been heresy” some years ago, but graduation rates are dropping across the board.  My personal pet … Continue reading

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