Time and Self-Management Resources

Campus & Community Resources


How to survive your first year of graduate school – Part 1
How to survive your first year of graduate school – Part 2
Nanda Dimitrov, University Affairs
Recognizing the five stages of academic culture shock and practical tips to succeed

From undergraduate to graduate student: What I wish I had known.
Psynopsis: Canada’s Psychology Newspaper

Advice for graduate students from the Canadian Psychological Association
Psynopsis: Canada's Psychology Newspaper

Goal Setting & Skill Development

PREP: Career and Professional Development Resources
Michigan State University
Stage-specific resources for professional development during grad school

Postgraduate Skills Record
Royal Society of Chemistry
Templates for keeping track of the skills PhD students develop

Doctoral Researcher Development Resources
University of Sussex

The University of Warwick
An ePortfolio is a website that showcases the research, experience and professional development of a graduate research student. It is owned by the student, and its development is their responsibility.

The Griffith Graduate Project 
Griffith University

Managing Stress in Grad School

Preparing for Comprehensive Exams

Taking your Comprehensive Exams
University of Pittsburgh

Time Management

Best Advice for Time Management