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    6 tips to help you get your New Year’s Resolutions back on track

    The beginning of the year is the most opportune time to start something new. Consequently, many start off their year with a list of resolutions; from exercising more to drinking less alcohol. Many even spend tons of money investing in exercise equipment, training gear, and other tools needed to make the year a successful one. Unfortunately, only 66% of those who set new year’s resolutions at the beginning of January would have stuck to them 2 weeks into January, 55% by the end of January, and only 43% after 3 months of setting their goals. Luckily, the month of February presents an opportunity to start afresh. Added to this, it’s…

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    Planning For Success: Strategies for Early Career Graduate Students

    Does it feel like you fluctuate between the two extremes of the students you saw sitting on the lawn reading an economics textbook or casually hunched over a microscope in a white coat in your university prospectus and the meme of the lady in a business suit frantically working against time while pulling out her hair? If your answer is yes, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Oh, and…welcome to graduate school! But, do not fear, you do not need to feel like you are constantly in a hamster wheel, but you do need to be aware that as a graduate student, the bulk of your time will be unstructured. This…