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I Successfully Navigated the Ph.D. Application Process—Here's How

August 8, 2019

Note: this interview was condensed and edited for clarity.  It's no secret that graduate school can be intense, and that there are big questions that go into the decision to become part of the roughly two percent of ...

Understanding the Importance of Crafting a Clear CV

August 1, 2019

Whether it's an application to graduate school or your first job after your doctoral program, completing any sort of application can be a little stressful. To combat the stress, it is best to have all the necessary ...

On A Mission for Change: The Story of Education PhD Student Tryna Knox

July 25, 2019

Tryna Knox came to her Education Ph.D. program at SMU after a long and successful career consulting for hospitals as a management engineer and business consultant. After changing careers to an elementary education ...

[New Resource] Addressing Challenges in Education and Learning: A Complete Guide to Earning a Ph.D. in Education

July 18, 2019

Today's educators are asked to address many different challenges in the course of their teaching and interactions with students. Some of the greatest obstacles in the field of education today include creating and ...

Life After My PhD: An Interview with Electrical Engineering PhD Graduate Yingsi Liang

July 11, 2019

Have you ever wondered — what happens after I graduate with my Ph.D.?  At SMU, we are not only interested in helping you prepare to enter and succeed in a Ph.D. program, but we are also invested in helping you thrive ...

A Day in the Life of A Ph.D. Student

July 3, 2019

Life as a Ph.D. student might seem mysterious to some, but for Megan Brown, a Ph.D. student in SMU’s anthropology program, it is a pretty great balance of work, study, and some well-deserved self-care. Concentrating in ...

Today's Big Data Problem and the Need for Data Interpreters

June 27, 2019

A staggering 2.5 quintillion bytes of data enters the virtual sphere every day, according to IBM. Based on a report from DOMO, experts estimate that by 2020 1.7MB of data will be created every second for every person on ...