Monday Motivation: Finding balance as a grad student

motivation-mickeyToday was Adam’s first day as a grad assistant with us.  His first assignment was to help me find links for you.  His second is to introduce himself through a blog post.  Tune in next Monday to read all about him.  As for today, the theme of this post is on how to find balance when you’re a graduate student.  Below are some sites that might help.  Enjoy!

The 5 Virtues of a Successful Graduate Student (For Students Considering Careers in the Academy)
Besides raw intellectual ability, graduate students who eventually get tenure-track jobs seem to share five “virtues” (though in varying proportions)

Striking a Balance
Yes, it’s possible to find a healthy balance among school, research, jobs, family and more

Tips for Balancing Grad School Life
This can be very challenging and stressful, especially in single parent or single income household

Managing Work, Life, and School
I’m talking about students who work for full-time pay or are full-time parents.

How to Balance Life in Graduate School
Never fear – it can be done with a little planning and a LOT of organization.

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