The Collaborative Diversity Conference is an annual event that is described as one that provides information and resources through a review of best practices and approaches that promote the value of diversity and inclusion. This event is free for all MSU students to attend, including graduate students. The Conference started out with an opening address from Wes Pratt, the … [Read more...] about My Experience at MSU’s 2017 Collaborative Diversity Conference
MAGS is the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools. Each year they award two students an Excellence in Teaching Award. The Graduate College at MSU is proud to announce that this year one of those awards went to graduate student Taylor Smith! Taylor Smith is a second-year graduate student in the Experimental Psychology program. Through her teaching assistantship, research … [Read more...] about MSU Graduate Student Receives Excellence in Teaching Award!
I had a great experience at the Career Expo; I think I can help you have one too in the future! The Career Expo is an excellent opportunity to network and take the next step from education to the professional world. To start there were numerous employers and graduate schools at the event. From healthcare to finance to medical schools; this truly was a diverse grouping of … [Read more...] about Recap of the MSU Career Expo: A Graduate Student’s Perspective
Deciding to go to grad school can be a tough choice. Deciding to go to grad school far from home can be an even harder choice. One thing that made my decision to move from northern Illinois to MSU easier was my cohort! A cohort is a group of students who all begin school and are expected to graduate at the same time. One of the reasons I selected to go to MSU was because my … [Read more...] about Why I love my cohort!
Graduate school is a difficult yet extremely rewarding experience. We won’t sugar coat it (pun intended), you’re going to study. You’re going to study a lot. We can probably assume studying isn’t always something you enjoy. Sometimes we need a little extra motivation to crack open that book or write that paper. For many, that motivation comes from the elixir of knowledge … [Read more...] about Looking for a caffeine infusion? Your search ends here!