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In part 2, Graduate Career Counselor Giulia Hoffmann shares about her experience questioning gendered messages about confidence, choosing which battles to fight, her reasons for wanting to earn her PhD since she was 6 years old, and how she felt when she finally earned that PhD.
In part 1, Graduate Career Counselor Giulia Hoffmann opens up about feeling like the only grad student who wasn’t trying to become a professor, the changes she made to her job applications to finally find a great job, and a trick for using procrastination to find your dream job.
Science communicator Elena Blanco-Suarez shares about the uncertainties of doing science in English as a second language learner, how music and movement helps her mental health, an the surprising benefits of opening up to others about low confidence.
Congratulations, you got grad school interviews! And now they're coming up and maybe you're freaking out because you don't know how to prepare. Scariest yet, you're going to be meeting tons of people and you may not be sure what you're going to talk to them about or how to best use the opportunity you have.
So, you got a grad school interview, or maybe 2 (or 5? You're going to be tired!).
First of all, huge congratulations! Tons of people apply to each graduate program and just the fact that you got an interview is already a great sign.
But now you might be feeling nervous because now you're actually going to be meeting the very people who will ultimately decide whether you get to go to grad school.