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Introduction to Graduate School

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Starting out at graduate school is one of the most exciting times in a young person’s life. The opportunities and possibilities laid out in front of you can shape your whole future life and career, and you’ll want to get involved in everything! Whilst exciting, this can also be a very daunting time, stepping into the unknown, meeting new people and often leaving the family home for the first time.

This guide offers advice on getting organized, as well as a little bit about what to expect in your first year. Getting your admin in order will mean you have more time to relax and enjoy your studies and socializing.

Download this guide for information on:

  • Starting out, prioritizing bureaucratic logistic
  • Family considerations 
  • How to do well in class
  • Teaching assistantships
  • Joining a research group