Tag Archives: graduate school

Seeking support from faculty

In my undergraduate studies, I was reluctant to ask for help from my professors. This led to a bit of a struggle at times when I did not understand a concept. I would ask my peers who would often be … Continue reading

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Secret to adding 1-2 hours in your day!

What if I told you that you could potentially find more hours in your day- not by waking up early or by sleeping late, but by using social media wisely? Sounds intriguing right? I am not a social media junkie; … Continue reading

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Candid read: The truth about spring semester

I like to think that I have a researcher’s brain. I love to investigate, search for facts, statistics and stories to quench my curiosity. This week when I started to feel worn down by the semester, I naturally began to … Continue reading

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Time to reflect & reset!

  I cannot believe that the semester is ending! I am sure that all of us have learned quite a bit this semester. We can evaluate lessons learned as this is the perfect time of the year to reflect and … Continue reading

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It’s the final countdown…

Yes, I titled my blog after Europe’s 1986 hit song: The Final Countdown. 😊 I had a couple of things due this past week: a presentation, paper, and an online test. I was mentally prepared to tackle them and felt … Continue reading

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How to Ace that Mid-Term: Spaced Learning?

When I was in high school in Kenya, I believed that you had to quantify or measure the time you spend preparing for a paper. The more hours I spent reading, the more I felt I had accomplished a successful … Continue reading

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7 tips that helped this mom start graduate school successfully

Parenting is hard by itself, now go ahead and throw employment and graduate school on top of that. Sounds like a recipe for chaos, right? Well, it doesn’t have to be that way. You can accomplish graduate school while working … Continue reading

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