Navigating the PhD: Managing Time and Academic Relationships
August 1, 2015
Saturday, August 1, 2015 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
300 Bessey Hall (The Writing Center) 434 Farm Ln, East Lansi ng MI 48824
In this 3-hour workshop, plans for time management a nd working with others will be the main focus. Participants will create ac ademic timelines for their PhD work at MSU and discuss technologies and ha bits that can help them stay on task. Participants will also discuss how t o manage the stress that often pervades the life of PhD students and share strategies for overcoming writer's block and procrastination. Additionall y, discussion about selecting and working with committees will provide a space for sharing about and learning how to communicate with faculty membe rs about participants' research and writing. This workshop is better suite d to students in the first 2 or 3 years of PhD work.
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