GPS for Graduate School
GPS For Graduate School is a resource book designed to help students navigate the challenges of graduate school by taking advantage of the insights of their peers. Each chapter features a corresponding video vignette, which briefly dramatizes the topic and is accompanied by group discussion questions. Topics include:
- Seeking funding.
- The challenges of the first year of graduate school.
- Finding a thesis advisor.
- Working with thesis committee members.
- Balancing family and graduate student life.
- Life after graduate school.
Where these subjects have been treated in an academic style many times, this book conveys its message through personal narratives. It provides readers with a vivid sense of the types of life experiences one can expect to encounter when undertaking a graduate degree and the opportunity to discuss these real-life issues with others.
GPS for Graduate School is available through Purdue Libraries and Purdue University Press as well as Amazon and Barnes & Noble.