99 Pieces of PhD Advice

Here, we share 99 advices on Ph.D. life based on our prior experience. We cover topics from starting a Ph.D. to reading and writing papers, and becoming a full member of the scientific community. If you have feedback or your own advise to share, please reach out!

76 days to go: How to submit your paper to ArXiv?

Published: Jun 18, 2023

77 days to go: How to design research experiments?

Published: Jun 17, 2023

78 days to go: How to structure a research meeting?

Published: Jun 16, 2023

79 days to go: How to get engaged in the community?

Published: Jun 15, 2023

80 days to go: What are the (right) courses to take during your PhD?

Published: Jun 14, 2023

81 days to go: How to set meaningful milestones?

Published: Jun 13, 2023

82 days to go: How to do your day-to-day time management as a Ph.D.?

Published: Jun 12, 2023

83 days to go: How to generate and keep track of your research ideas?

Published: Jun 11, 2023

84 days to go: How to keep track of the papers you read?

Published: Jun 10, 2023

85 days to go: How does a peer review process work?

Published: Jun 9, 2023

86 days to go: How to identify a trustworthy paper?

Published: Jun 8, 2023

87 days to go: How to navigate the paper jungle?

Published: Jun 7, 2023

88 days to go: How to set up your academic website?

Published: Jun 6, 2023

89 days to go: What to do during your first week as a Ph.D. student?

Published: Jun 5, 2023

90 days to go: How to submit my applications?

Published: Jun 4, 2023

91 days to go: Which exams to take?

Published: Jun 3, 2023

92 days to go: How to ask for a reference letter?

Published: Jun 2, 2023

93 days to go: How to write a statement of purpose?

Published: Jun 1, 2023

94 days to go: What kind of lab should I join?

Published: May 31, 2023

95 days to go: How to contact a future advisor?

Published: May 30, 2023

96 days to go: Senior or Junior Advisor?

Published: May 29, 2023

97 days to go: Who will be my Ph.D. advisor?

Published: May 28, 2023

98 days to go: Where should I do my Ph.D.?

Published: May 27, 2023

99 days to go: A Ph.D. - is that for me?

Published: May 26, 2023