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Graduate Matters

BY CHELSEA CHEN | FEB 05 2024

Creating a budget and sticking to it will help alleviate a lot of financial stress.

BY ARABY SMYTH | JAN 08 2024

If you are considering a postdoctoral fellowship, know that you may have to juggle relocation and a potential lack of resources and emotional support network.

BY TANIA SULTANA | DEC 07 2023

Six steps to start a business when you have no money.

BY MICHELLE LEI | NOV 27 2023

This path allowed me to dive into a new field while maintaining a time commitment comparable to a traditional master’s program.

BY NADIA LANA | NOV 08 2023

Conferences like ComSciCon offer graduate students a chance to practice their science communication skills in a variety of mediums.

BY KULPREET CHEEMA | OCT 16 2023

By building a strong LinkedIn profile and reaching out to your network to do some information interviews, you are setting yourself on a path for success.

BY TAKHMINA SHOKIROVA, LISA BRUNNER & CAPUCINE COUSTERE | OCT 05 2023

Here are seven things we wish we had known while preparing for the transition.

BY ARABY SMYTH | SEP 26 2023

Choosing the right one depends on your specific academic background, lived experience, personal interests and career goals.

BY TANIA SULTANA | SEP 01 2023

This handy checklist will help you address any potential gaps in your application.

BY ZYRENE ESTALLO | AUG 25 2023

No matter which exam you choose, preparation is key.

BY ZYRENE ESTALLO | AUG 08 2023

In part one of this two-part series, the author presents an overview of English proficiency tests used for admission to Canadian graduate programs.

BY MERAB MUSHFIQ | JUL 27 2023

An international grad student and university staff member shares her best advice.

BY KARIM ABUAWAD | JUL 10 2023

In the second of this two-part series, the author gives grad students some concrete steps to enhance writing versatility.

BY KARIM ABUAWAD | JUN 27 2023

In the first of this two-part series, the author explores the importance of developing the writing skillset that will serve you in the future.

BY MICHELLE HAHN-BAKER & SIDNEY LEGGETT | JUN 07 2023

Current recipients of the McCall MacBain Scholarship share tips and experiences from the application process.

BY NADIA LANA | MAY 15 2023

Former Three-Minute Thesis competitors share their winning tips for summarizing years of research to engage any audience.

BY CERYL TAN & E. IDIL TEMEL | MAY 02 2023

The word often provokes fear, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

BY CINDY TRAN | APR 21 2023

Concordia University’s Creative Reuse Centre demonstrates how one student used her degree to transform a passion into a major project with real-world impact.

BY CHELSEA CHEN | MAR 30 2023

By clarifying your goals, creating a detailed study plan, and maximizing the many resources that are available, you will increase your chances of doing well on this test.

BY KELLY BURCHELL-REYES | MAR 20 2023

A step-by-step guide to exiting unhealthy research groups.

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