Knowing When to Quit PhD: Signs to Look For and What to Do Next
When is it time to quit PhD? Learn the signs to look for and what to do next if you decide to quit your program. Prioritize your well-being and make an informed decision about leaving your PhD program.
Selecting the right advisor for your PhD: Young vs Experienced
Selecting the right advisor is as crucial for your PhD success as your own commitment. Here is how to select between a young vs experienced PhD advisor.
15 Challenges faced by incoming international PhD scholars
An offer is just part of the many challenges faced by incoming international PhD scholars. Relocating to a whole new country comes with its own set of challenges. Find out how to cope with them.
Personal academic website to maximize your professional presence
Every PhD candidate should have a personal academic website. It doesn’t need to be a fancy one, but a functional one can help maximize your professional online presence.
15 tips to selecting the right PhD program
Making up your mind about doing a PhD is one thing but selecting the right PhD program is a complex task in itself. Here are 15 tips to help you make an informed choice.
Statement of Purpose SOP for PhD programs [FREE Template]
When applying for PhD programs, as a part of application packet you need to submit an SOP. Here is how to write a compelling SOP for PhD.
A Comprehensive Guide to PhD Internships
As an early stage PhD scholar, you might come across PhD internship opportunities. Should you go for them? Are internships useful during your PhD?
Excelling as a peer reviewer in academia
Academia relies on and benefits from peer review. It is likely that you will be invited as a peer reviewer and here is how you can excel at it.
15 Tips for First Year PhD Scholars
Are you in the 1st year of your PhD but unsure what to expect and how to proceed? Here are 15 tips for first year PhD scholars
Benefits of writing and publishing review articles
Have you ever wondered what a review article is and what are the benefits of writing and publishing review articles? Let’s find out.
Ultimate guide to writing your first technical book
In this ultimate guide to writing your first technical book you will learn the ins and outs of the process from my personal experience as a published author
Prepare your first scientific poster
Being asked to prepare your first scientific poster can feel daunting. With limited space, you need to know how to convey your message quickly and effectively
Write your own letter of recommendation
Have you been asked to write your own letter of recommendation? Such letters are very common in academia but writing one for yourself can be tricky
Prepare for your first academic conference
Are you unsure how to prepare for your first academic conference? Getting overwhelmed with it all and not sure where to begin? Read to ease your nerves
Publish or perish culture in academia
Publish or perish culture in academia is quite prevalent but what are the pros and cons of this culture and how does it affect the academic contributions.
Importance of literature review in research
Understanding the importance of literature review in research is crucial for any academic researcher. Learn what is a literature review and its importance.
Structure of research proposal
Need to write a research proposal but unsure about the structure of research proposal? Learn how to write a research proposal for your PhD
Ingredients of a good research question
Ever wondered what are the ingredients of a good research question? Learn about the elements of a good research question in this article.
10 Questions to ask your PhD advisor
When you apply for PhD, you need to have synergies with your PhD advisor. Here are some questions to ask your PhD advisor during the interview
10 Harsh realities of PhD
If you are starting your PhD journey, you probably don’t know about these 10 harsh realities of PhD life.
5 questions to ask if you want a PhD
Thinking about signing up for a PhD but you are not 100% sure if PhD is the right choice for you? Here are 5 questions to ask if you want a PhD.