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Applying for Grad School

 

Applying for Graduate School: What You Need to Know

 

Applying to Graduate School - Considerations (University of Toronto)

 

Applying to Graduate School

Applying for Scholarships

Applying for Scholarships

Tips on Applying for Scholarships (University of the Fraser Valley)

wikiHow to Apply for Scholarships

Scholarships Canada - Opportunities


 

Writing Grant Proposals

How to Write a Winning Grant Proposal in 11 Steps

Grant Writing Resources (University of Alberta)

 

About Tri-Council (CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC) (University of Alberta)

 

Writing Successful Grant Proposals

 

wikiHow to Write a Grant Proposal

 

How do I write a grant proposal?

 

Grant Proposals (or Give me the money!)

 

Guidelines for Writing Grant Proposals

Grant Writing for Dummies Cheat Sheet


 

Writing a Good Thesis

What is the difference between thesis and topic?


How to write your thesis


wikiHow to Write a Master's Thesis


How to write a Thesis: A Working Guide


How to write a Thesis for Beginners
(YouTube)


PhD: How to write a great research paper
(YouTube)


Avoiding Plagiarism:  Writing with Integrity
(YouTube)

Tips for Undergraduate & Graduate Students and Postdocs

 

General

 

5 study tips for post-secondary students

 

Networking Tips for College Students  (YouTube)

 

The challenges and benefits of working while pursuing PSE

 

Time Management Tips & Hacks for College/University Students | Brittany Daniel (YouTube)

 

Survival tips for international students: The multilingual challenge

 

Using Social Media

 

Be careful on social media: Back-to-class tips for Sask. post-secondary students

 

Social media posts can “wreck your life”: career counsellor to students

 

“Professionalization of social media” is making students miserable: Chronicle

 

Graduate Students

 

Your work is not your identity, writes IHE contributor to grad students

 

“Horror stories” of PhD supervisor-supervisee relationships

 

Preparing the PhD for the non-academic working world

 

5 TIPS For Graduate Students! (YouTube)

 

10 Advice and Tips For PhD Students (YouTube)

 

What advice would you give to a new PhD student? (YouTube)

 

Being a Teaching Assistant

Preparing for your TAship

 

Roles of a Teaching Assistant

 

TAing:  In the Classroom

 

5 Conversations every TA should have with their Course Instructor (Western)

 

Being a New Graduate Student Teaching Assistant (TA) (U of Saskatchewan) (YouTube)

 

How To Work As A Teaching Assistant (YouTube)

 

Rutgers Teaching Assistants Build Skills (YouTube)

 

Giving Effective Feedback (Western)

 

Postdocs

 

Seven Steps to a Successful Postdoctoral Experience

 

Tips for a successful postdoc application

 

Gain maximum value from your postdoc experience: Reyes

 

Eight Attributes of Highly Successful Postdocs

 

It begins with enthusiasm: the five stages of postdoctoral burnout

 

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Some links may be broken. Last updated: April 2018

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