From Undergrad to Success: Jeff Sharkey's Graduate School Journey
Victors in Grad School
by Christopher Lewis and Jeff Sharkey
1w ago
The Importance of Continuous Learning In this week's Victors in Grad School we welcome Jeff Sharkey, Vice President for Tru Treasury, as he shares his insights into the journey of success through graduate school. A key takeaway from his experience is the importance of continuous learning. His decision to pursue a graduate degree was driven by the desire to avoid making decisions based on outdated information. This highlights the value of ongoing education and the impact it can have on personal and professional development. Sharkey's story serves as a testament to the power of continuous learni ..read more
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Non-Linear Paths in Graduate School: Robert Burack's Unique Journey
Victors in Grad School
by Christopher Lewis and Robert Burack
2w ago
Embarking on the journey of graduate school can be a daunting yet rewarding endeavor. In the podcast episode "Victors in Grad School," Robert Burack, co-founder of Brocade Studio, shares insights from his experience transitioning from undergraduate to graduate education, offering valuable tips and reflections for success in the world of higher education. The Non-Linear Path of Graduate Education: Burack’s journey serves as a poignant example of how the path to graduate education isn’t always linear. Contrary to the traditional belief that one’s undergraduate major must dictate the future degre ..read more
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Balancing Work and Research in Pursuit of a Master’s in Biology With Arianna Elkins
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by Christopher Lewis and Arianna Elkins
3w ago
Dr. Christopher Lewis, the host of Victor's in Grad School, recently had a compelling conversation with Arianna Elkins, a student in the master's in biology program at the University of Michigan Flint. The discussion delved into her journey from undergraduate to graduate studies, the decision to pursue a joint degree program, the importance of balance and time management as a graduate student, and her aspirations for the future. Arianna shared insights and tips that can benefit students considering graduate school and those already on the path to academic and professional success. Taking Advan ..read more
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The Lifelong Impact of Mentorship in Physical Therapy with Dr. Jennifer Blackwood
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by Christopher Lewis and Jennifer Blackwood
3w ago
Understanding Faculty Impact In this enlightening conversation with Dr. Jennifer Blackwood, Director of the Physical Therapy program at the University of Michigan-Flint, students were urged to focus on the caliber of faculty when choosing a graduate program. Dr. Blackwood stressed that meaningful growth is nurtured through connections with educators who are committed to continuous learning and who wield tangible impact in their fields. The significance of building relationships and interacting with faculty beyond academic settings cannot be understated. The Setbacks as Stepping Stones Setbacks ..read more
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Graduate Success Blueprint: Adaptability, Relationships, and Career Growth
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by Christopher Lewis
1M ago
Embarking on the Journey Graduate school acts as a beacon for those seeking to elevate their academic prowess and career trajectory. In our latest 'Dads with Daughters' episode, Victor's in Grad School, Dr. Christopher Lewis sheds light on what it takes to navigate this crucial phase with the poise of a seasoned scholar. From the higher salaries and advancement opportunities that often follow an advanced degree to the intrinsic reward of mastering your chosen field, the pursuit of graduate education is filled with both promise and challenge.  Charting the Course Success in grad school goe ..read more
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Life Balance and Learning in Grad School: Insights from Physical Therapy Student Natalie El-Zayat
Victors in Grad School
by Christopher Lewis and Natalie El-Zayat
1M ago
Entering graduate school can be a daunting prospect, especially for first-generation college students like Natalie El-Zayat. In a recent episode of the Victors in Grad School podcast, Natalie shared her experiences as a second-year Doctorate of Physical Therapy student at the University of Michigan Flint, shedding light on her journey from undergrad to grad school and offering valuable insights for anyone considering a similar path. From Undergrad to Grad School: The Decision to Pursue Physical Therapy Natalie's desire to be part of the medical field led her on a personal journey of discovery ..read more
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Unlocking Your Future: Choosing the Ideal Graduate Program
Victors in Grad School
by Christopher Lewis
1M ago
Embarking on a journey towards graduate education is a significant decision that can profoundly shape one's career and personal growth. In a recent episode of the Victors in Grad School Podcast hosted by Dr. Christopher Lewis, the conversation centered around the critical aspects of choosing the right graduate program. The episode provided valuable insights into the multifaceted process of selecting a program that aligns with individual aspirations and goals. Here, we delve into the key considerations and guidance offered, empowering prospective graduate students to make informed decisions. Un ..read more
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Tips for Success in Graduate School and Resources to Explore: Insights from Samara Hough
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by Christopher Lewis and Samara Hough
2M ago
Entering graduate school is a significant decision that often requires careful planning, finding the right resources, and making the necessary adjustments for success. In a recent episode of "Victors in Grad School," hosted by Dr. Christopher Lewis, the conversation with Samara Hough, the director of the Center for Gender and Sexuality at the University of Michigan Flint, provided invaluable insights into her graduate school journey, including her decision to pursue a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree, the challenges she faced, and the resources available for success. This blog post aims to e ..read more
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Paying for Graduate Education: Tips and Strategies
Victors in Grad School
by Christopher Lewis
2M ago
Embarking on the journey of graduate education is an enriching and rewarding experience, but it also comes with its own set of financial challenges. In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore various avenues for securing financial support for graduate studies. From scholarships to assistantships, student loans to tax credits, Dr. Christopher Lewis, director of graduate programs at the University of Michigan Flint, shares valuable insights and tips for navigating the complex financial landscape of graduate school. Avenues for Financial Support When it comes to funding graduate education, there ..read more
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Achieving Success: Insights from Rehan Kodil's Path to an MBA in Organizational Leadership
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by Christopher Lewis and Rehan Kodil
2M ago
Graduate school can be a transformative journey, filled with challenges and opportunities for growth. In this blog post, we delve into the experiences and insights of Rehan Kodil, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) student specializing in Organizational Leadership at the University of Michigan Flint. Through Rehan's journey, we'll explore the reasons for pursuing graduate education, the choice of concentration, adapting to the demands of graduate school, and valuable tips for success.   Choosing Graduate School After completing his undergraduate degree in 2013, Rehan gained work ex ..read more
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