How to succeed in graduate school

Marie desJardins
2008 XRDS Crossroads The ACM Magazine for Students  
This paper attempts to raise some issues that are important for graduate students to be successful and to get as much out of the process as possible, and for advisors who wish to help their students be successful. The intent is not to provide prescriptive advice { no formulas for nishing a thesis or twelve-step programs for becoming a better advisor are given { but to raise awareness on both sides of the advisorstudent relationship as to what the expectations are and should be for this
more » ... e for this relationship, what a graduate student should expect to accomplish, common problems, and where to go if the advisor is not forthcoming.
doi:10.1145/1375972.1375975 fatcat:ch4ubjk25bhzpa34ruzldpaqeu