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How New Graduate Students Should Spend Their Summers

Date: 
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 11:15
Source: 
Chronicle of Higher Education
Excerpt: 

One of the perks that still exist, at least in some parts of academe, is a slower pace of work during summer. For graduate students, it's often a chance to carve out large blocks of time for substantial research projects. Yet August often arrives too quickly, and many students find they haven't accomplished what they set out to do.