Thursday, September 29, 2022

Lab SOPs: What are they, why you need them, and how to write a...

Working in a lab, especially a research lab, is a little chaotic. Keeping experiments uniform can be a challenge when lab managers...

Letters of Recommendation: Who and How to Ask

Letters of recommendation are pretty much universal in the academic world. We’re asked for them when applying to grad school or looking...

How to Keep Your Life Organized in Grad School

Trying to stay organized can seem daunting, especially when life can be so hectic. There’s no one fix to the giant stack...
woman in a lab holding a test tube and pipetting solution into it

Five steps to a successful co-op application

One great way to gain practical research experience as an undergrad is through work in a real-world research setting for a couple of months as part of your degree. Landing that ideal position might seem like a challenge, but here we provide five steps for a successful co-op application.

Who to talk to about switching advisors?

Switching advisors can seem like a really daunting process, and will elicit all kinds of advice from different people, with different perspectives.