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5 Best US Visa Options For PhD Holders

5 Best US Visa Options For PhD Holders

What's the best US visa for PhD holders who are non-US citizens but want to work in the US? For most international PhD students, there might not be family to depend on if you don't land a job right after graduation. Thus finding work is crucial. But to find work, you...

5 Tips to Survive The First Year of Your PhD

5 Tips to Survive The First Year of Your PhD

You got in and now here are five tips to survive the first year of your PhD. Everyone starts at the same place. ZERO. EVERYONE - this includes your fellow students to the professors you admire to Nobel laureates - all start at zero.  So if you're feeling unsure or...

3 books you should read before you start your PhD

3 books you should read before you start your PhD

Here are three books you should read before your start your PhD. Congratulations! You’re about to start grad school!  These books will help to prepare your mind for PhD work and inspire you to continue when things get tough. Grit by Angela Duckworth Angela Duckworth...

How I Became A Medical Writer

How I Became A Medical Writer

Academia was a dream for me for a really long time. I still love academia. Maybe one day I will go back, but in this season, I am a science writer and I’m loving it.  I get a lot of questions in my inbox, especially on LinkedIn, about how to become a science...

No, you have not wasted your life.

No, you have not wasted your life.

No experience is wasted. Every part of your experience is important and where you can, you should leverage it to get into the role that you want. Here's what to do. Take a piece of paper out and write it all down. Let me give you a few examples. 1. In college, I was a...

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