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an applicant’s guide to phd interviews: they’re not as scary as you think

A few months ago I wrote about my experience applying to graduate school as someone with a first-generation, low SES background (you can read that post here). Since publishing that post, I’ve mentored four undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students through the application process. However, now we’ve entered interview season, which is a little outside the scopeContinue reading “an applicant’s guide to phd interviews: they’re not as scary as you think”

applying to grad school on a budget and navigating the process: a saga

This blog post is broken up into sections, you can use these links to skip around. the problem with academia budgeting applying strategically applying for fee waivers getting and navigating interviews deciding and negotiating TL;DR Resources the problem with academia A few weeks ago I was in this diversity Zoom meeting with other people inContinue reading “applying to grad school on a budget and navigating the process: a saga”

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About Me

Hi! I’m Alexis. I study tiny humans and their development. Sometimes I like to write about my experience in academia as a Hispanic, first-generation student. I am the product of wonderful mentors and good friends who have taught me so much about navigating higher education and research. Come along on this journey with me! 

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