Advisor Issues

Jennifer Barton, PhD: Advisor Issues

How a positive advisor challenged his students to think for themselves.

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Words of Wisdom: Dr. Barton
The importance of knowing what you want and expecting tradeoffs on the path to get it.

Realistic Balance of Resources: An Analogy
The importance of understanding priorities and allocating resources accordingly.

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The decision to adopt a child after graduate school.

Observations on Women's Safety (Part 1)
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Observations on Women's Safety (Part 2)
Discusses necessary precautions to take as a female student working late nights on campus.

We Were Not Always Best Friends
Emphasizes peer relationships and departmental climate.

Oblivion is Bliss
How being unaware of being the only woman was advantageous to program success.

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The importance of having a variety of mentors throughout your graduate experience.

The Plight of the Older Student: Playing "Mom" and Other Tasks
How to maintain good relationships with colleagues while being motivated to finish the program quickly.

Pros and Cons of an International Advisor
Experiences with an international advisor.

Stubbornness and Tenacity
Highlights the obstacles faced when trying to have research reviewed by the advisor and emphasizes the steps necessary to make adequate progress in the program.

Give Yourself Credit
Understanding your strengths and weaknesses, but ultimately giving yourself recognition for your successes.

Advisor Issues
How a positive advisor challenged his students to think for themselves.

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