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Why pursue a PhD

Philip Guo provides three practical reasons on why it's worth pursuing a PhD. Worth considering if you're hemming and hawing about graduate school. Then again, it's just as easy to…

PhD gender gaps around the world

Periscopic, for Scientific American, visualized the number of PhDs awarded in various countries. You might expect men to be in high percentages and women to be in low, but it's…

A Survival Guide to Starting and Finishing a PhD

Tips on making it through, what I would tell my previous self going in, and advice on taking advantage of the unique opportunity that is graduate school.

Starting a New Stack

There's a corner of my desk reserved for books, notes, papers, and other things I am supposed to read or have written and need to rewrite. Each project I work…