The day of my PhD defense felt like Christmas to me. I couldn’t wait and I was so excited. In this piece I share some tips and tricks on how to approach your defense with a positive mindset and make this day as special as it deserves.
Although academia is, by industry standards, a pretty relaxed environment, certain difficult situations may require you to write formal emails at times of high stress and deep frustration. This can be a daunting task with high stakes, so here are some tips to help you communicate your message most effectively.
I wouldn’t necessarily encourage anyone to get engaged after making the decision to do long distance for 3 years, but here is why it made sense for our relationship, and a few tips to make the long distance seem shorter — even if you are separated by 11,000 miles and an 11 hours time difference.
Are you tired of writing the same lines of code to prettify your matplotlib every time you make a plot? Are you trying to find a semi-productive activity to delay returning to your actual responsibilities for another 10 to 15 minutes?
If the answer the either or both of these questions is, LET’S MAKE A STYLE SHEET!