More Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Wrote My K

The Edge for Scholars

Three more K awardees share the advice they wish they'd received before preparing career development awards.

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What the F? Reference Letter vs Letter of Support

Melissa Krasnove

Communicating to the reviewers your ability to succeed in science and the support you have around you to make that happen is a crucial component of a fellowship application. Often, …

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Designing Your Career

The Edge for Scholars

Just as you start an experiment with a hypothesis, have clear goals for your career at the beginning.

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Maintaining Well-Being: Graduate Student Version

Kelsea Best

Practice distant socializing and stay connected with those who are important to you.

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Getting Expectations in Line with an Online Mentoring Agreement

The Edge for Scholars

The Edge for Scholars team recently revised our Mentee-Mentor Agreement using an interactive online approach to initiate and revisit the important conversations that serve as the building blocks of a …

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Tools for Making Progress in Academic Life

Stacey Satchell, PCC, MSEd, MA

“I feel stuck!" - this is a common refrain I hear from graduate students and postdocs, alike. 

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What the F? An Introduction to the NRSA Fellowship

Melissa Krasnove

What is an NRSA individual fellowship and why should a pre- or postdoctoral trainee apply for one?

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Finding Motivation When You’re Ready to Quit

Dr Liz, PhD

I’ve been trying to get funding for my research, but nothing has come through. You, too?

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Best Poster Resources for Trainees

Aimee Edgeworth

A roundup of our favorite resources and protips on posters.

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Staying Mentally Well in Academia is a Balancing Act

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

In this post I reflect on what helps me to stay mentally well while forging a career in academia. Part of a series on mental health.

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