Back to School Tips for College & Graduate Students (STEM Edition)

It's the most wonderful time of the year - Back to School Time! Good luck to everyone going back to school or starting a new school this year. I wish you the best. If you are an undergraduate or graduate student this post is for you. My Back to School Tips: 1. Take a look…

#DearME STEM College Student Edition: What I Would Tell My Younger Self Part II

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbqT_ubkT0Y Recently, I came across this #DearME video. The #DearME Initiative is a global Initiative started by YouTube to celebrate International Women's Day (March 8) to empower young girls everywhere. After watching a few #DearME videos I was inspired share my #DearME STEM College Student Edition. It is important to reflect on the past to truly understand…

My Top Study Tips

Between preparing for exams, applications and attending conferences this is the time that most people have a booked up calendar. For my students reading I know that midterms are coming up so this post is for you. With the right preparation studying can be a less stressful time. When I was in college we had…

Overcoming Post-Graduation Blues

We all know graduation is a time for joy, but sometimes the transition can be challenging. Decisions take time so use this post-graduation time to celebrate and explore STEM career options. 7 Ways to Overcome Post-Graduation Blues: 1. Take a Vacation: Use some of your graduation money or savings to take the trip/vacation. Get a…

5 Things NEVER to Ask a Recent Graduate

In my last post, I shared tips for recent science graduates and now I want to share 5 things NEVER to ask a recent graduate. After hearing the same questions it can be tough, especially if you are not where you want to be in your STEM career. Things take time and people need to…

7 Tips for Recent Science Graduates

In my last post I shared some gift ideas for recent science graduates. Now it is time for the top tips. 7 Tips for Recent Science Graduates: 1. Stay Connected: Social media makes it easy to stay connected, but don't forget the old fashion way still works. Look at your  professional network, peers, mentors, colleagues,…

Resources for Students, STEM Professionals & Scientists

May is a time of celebration. Between graduations, the semester ending, new job opportunities and summer around the corner there are a lot of things happening. The time is now to prepare for the next chapter. Resources for Students, STEM Professionals & Scientists: 1. Use your Resources: Even though summer is around the corner don't…