Pursuing the PhD: Myths and Realities


Thursday, February 20, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm


OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Are you a college or master's student considering a PhD in the arts and sciences (i.e. humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences)? Come hear from advanced graduate students who will share their tips and advice on applying for, and surviving and thriving in, graduate school. We'll also discuss essential questions you must ask yourself before committing to the PhD, as well as how to position yourself for a career within or beyond the professoriate after grad school.

Panelists include:

  • Bradley Craig, PhD candidate, African and African American Studies
  • Xiaoxuan Li, PhD candidate, East Asian Languages and Civilizations
  • Gabriele Librandi, PhD candidate, Engineering Sciences
  • Jenelle Wallace, PhD candidate, Molecular and Cellular Biology