Special Characteristics of Your Advisor and Struggling with Life Balance Issues

Meenakshi Wadhwa, PhD: Special Characteristics of Your Advisor and Struggling with Life Balance Issues

Advisor's experiences encourage well-informed career decisions.

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More Videos by Dr. Meenakshi Wadhwa

International Graduate Experience
Appreciation for advisor's assistance in transitioning to the US.

Words of Wisdom: Dr. Wadhwa
The importance of first impressions in choosing a graduate program.

Other Students Helping in the Transition
How colleagues can assist in making the transition into graduate life easier by sharing information an advisor may not.

Every Day is Different
Captures the versatility of an academic position.

Creating an Environment for Exchanging Ideas
How the physical space in a laboratory allowed for collaboration among colleagues.

The Stress of the Last Year
Advice for balancing research and fun in graduate school.

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

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

Words of Wisdom: Dr. Anderson-Rowland
The importance of finding a good advisor and making sure to get everything in writing.

Persuading an Advisor
Suggestions for defining research.

We're Having a Baby
Challenges in confronting the advisor with news of pregnancy.

Trade Offs and Choices
The tradeoffs and choices of graduate life.

Developing a Scientific Identity in an Advisor's Shadow
Challenges faced with establishing yourself as an independent researcher separate from an influential advisor.

Separate Advisors and Mentors
The importance of having a variety of mentors throughout your graduate experience.




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