Tag archives for graduate school

  1. Productivity tips, tricks and hacks for academics

    This is a must read for you grad. students out there (and I’m sure it’s applicable to non-academics too): Productivity tips, tricks and hacks for academics by Matt Might: 1. My philosophy: Optimize transaction costs. 2. Don’t work from home. 3. Eliminate temptation to waste time. 4. Salvage dead time with technology. 5. Get rid…

  2. A Surprising Thing About Graduate School

    Before I came to graduate school, I had this grand picture.  Here was an institute dedicated to the advancement of science and knowledge.  Researchers fervently working on the fringe of human knowledge in their particular subject matter.  Every topic somehow contributing to this grand scheme called human progress. It’s funny how we like to idealize…