Unfortunately, the stigma around mental illness means that many students don’t seek help. Seriously, when I first heard someone say that, I thought it was a joke. One guy said it was because there were a lot more women than men in his program. And a third fellow said it was because people work on similar projects and automatically have common interests.
And because many advisers think that stress, anxiety, and feeling overwhelmed (all potential signs of something more serious) are a normal part of grad school, they are often reluctant to suggest students seek help. It might be a joke, but it’s one that reveals certain heteronormative gender expectations. I simply did not hear this piece of advice directed at me as a woman.
The creators of the app emphasize "OFFline dating," discouraging the typical back-and-forth chats that occur via mobile devices.
"Just say what you want to do, find someone who wants to go (or let them find you), and get offline," they Date My School promotes a safe, private way for users to meet other students with similar interests through screening and verifying profiles.
This is your chance to connect with other incoming graduate students and UTRGV faculty/staff and learn about the many ways in which the University can support and entertain you during graduate school.
with student loan debt, so much so, that the crushing weight of monthly loan payments come before finding love (or something like it).
Coffee Meets Bagel also prides itself on being discreet, you're not likely to ever match with your direct Facebook friends.
my list of the top (or bottom, depending on how you look at it) five worst pieces of advice you hear in grad school. Really, the list could be endless—there’s an unfortunate number of people who are spouting terrible things on this subject, all the time.Our goal is to ensure that you receive a high-quality educational experience that is intellectually challenging, relevant and satisfying.We provide a wide variety of professional and educational opportunities for graduate students to enhance their academic, career and leadership skills.Katie Rose Guest Pryal’s regular column on Vitae gives a lot of excellent advice on how to treat your colleagues fairly if they have psychiatric disabilities.But advisers should also be aware of how they treat graduate students.