'Most problems between advisors and students boil down to two issues: poor advisor-advisee fit and poor communication,' according to Jessica Boles, who is starting her third year as a graduate student
in electrical engineering and computer science (EECS).
And although there remains reluctance among graduate students
like the one at Baruch to jeopardize their standing by speaking out, others are transforming their anger into strikes and protests.
Although many studies have examined the impact of stress on undergraduate students, only a handful have explored the influence of stress on graduate students
. One such study reported that nearly one-half (44.7%) of graduate students
struggle with emotional or stress-related problems (Hyun, Quinn, Madon, & Lustig, 2006).
If the House version of the bill is approved, taxes for some graduate students
will increase by as much as 400 percent, according to estimates.
Once trends and patterns were observed in the data, specific questions were further filtered for responses from our 58 graduate student
During our years of rapid growth, graduate students
, mainly international doctoral students, comprised 10-15% of our individual tutorials.
There are lots of ways for graduate student
members of AMHCA to be meaningfully involved in the work the association does to advance our profession.
It should be noted there was some confusion apparent during the focus groups, with several undergraduates focusing the discussion on lab teaching assistants (not instructors) and referring to graduate student
lecturers as professors.
Several findings emerged related to graduate student
instructors' use of service-learning and their plans to continue using it in their future teaching.
As the labour market evolves and academic positions become increasingly competitive, co-op and career centres have started to play a stronger role in supporting graduate students
' career development.
International graduate students
continue to enrol in fields that have been traditionally popular among this population.
Unlike Yale, the MIT DBC in 2009 was organized and managed by the co-chairs of the Academic, Research, and Careers Committee of the Graduate Student