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Starting Grad School: A guide to your first conference. Part 1

I just (well, a few days ago, but: jetlag) came back from a massive international conference, and am feeling like it’s high time I shared some more advice for the first year Grad students. I could write you a couple of thousand words about attending conferences but, let’s me honest, nobody would read them.┬áSo for now I will just impart advice about two conference-attending topics:

  • Be prepared for anything
  • Don’t be a dick

I guess I should probably put a bit more meat on those bones, so here’s part one: How to be prepared for anything Continue reading

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