Tag: phd


Did the PhD Kill the Masters Degree?

In which I have strong opinions about why a MS is a great option

Choosing a Graduate Program and Advisor

While data are incomplete, estimates put the number of people who enter graduate school, but don’t complete a degree, around 44%. Let’s ponder that for a moment. Nearly half of students admitted to PhD programs, some […]

The PhD Question

I get this question a lot.  “Should I do a PhD? I want to work in _____.”  I get it so much, in fact, that I thought I’d turn this into a post, and let […]

Pretty Picture Monday (and an argument)

I have a super busy schedule today, so how about you cruise over to Scienceray and look at their pretty photos of…insects eating each other.  This lovely robber fly is a great example. You can […]