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Life on the Grad Line

Making the Most of Your Time at Baylor

The Graduate School offers a series of free workshops designed to assist students in their adjustment to graduate school. The workshops cover topics such as stress management, handling finances in graduate school, and preparation for thesis and dissertation writing. Each session is approximately an hour long. Pizza will be provided!

Fall 2016

Less Money, Mo’ Problems: Making Cents of Your Finances in Graduate School
Feat. Dr. Franklin Potts

Thursday, September 29th, 12-1pm
The Graduate Research Center (GRC) Seminar Room - Register here

Student loans, stipends, and budgeting, oh my! Wish you knew more about managing your finances during Graduate School? This session is for you! Come learn about how handle your finances, balance your budget, and strategically plan for financial success for life beyond graduate school. Free lunch is provided!

Stress-Busters: Learning to Thrive in Graduate School
Wednesday, October 19th, 2016, 12-1pm
The Graduate Research Center (GRC) Seminar Room - Register here

Graduate Students have unique concerns when it comes to stress. From managing relationships, understanding a new set of expectations, and the performance pressure of school, graduate studies can bring with it a great deal of anxiety. Come de-stress and learn some tips on how to manage stress in Graduate School from Baylor’s Counseling Center professionals and other graduate students. Free pizza for lunch will be provided!

Spring 2017

Preparing for Writing Your Dissertation or Theses
Feat. Dr. Rishi Sriram
Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 12-1pm
The Graduate Research Center (GRC) Seminar Room - Register here

Are you beginning to think about your dissertation or thesis? Or are you in the early stages of beginning your research? This session is for students like you. During this workshop Dr. Rishi Sriram will comment on and answer questions concerning topics such as the committee selection process, creating a timeline for completion, and tips for staying on task throughout the research process. Free lunch provided!

#BeyondLinkedIn: Cultivating Your Virtual Identity and Your Professional Prospects Feat. Dr. Candi Cann and Ph.D. Candidate Paul Putz
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017, 12-1pm
The Graduate Research Center (GRC) Seminar Room - Register here

In a job marketplace that is increasingly competitive, what can you do to set yourself apart? In this session, #BeyondLinkedIn, Dr. Candi Cann and Paul Putz will lead a discussion on how you can best cultivate a professional online identity and strategically engage with those inside and outside your discipline. Free lunch provided!

If you have ideas for topics that you would like to see addressed during Life on the Grad Line email: Katie Robbins