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Annademia

Annademia

By Anna N
Current graduate student giving you tips and tricks to surviving graduate school, intersecting race and STEM, and attempting to help the world while finishing this thesis.
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Annademia goes International
On this episode of Annademia I’m talking with my guest Daniel Obaji, a Ph.D. student in the biology graduate program at NYU, about his experience as an international student. Since we can’t really travel right now, we’re bringing the travel to you as we discuss Daniel’s journey between Nigeria, Abu Dhabi, and the United States.  Our topics include: Cultural differences in education growing up, going to school far away from home, NYU’s nyc campus vs. Abu Dhabi campus, the best and worst parts of living in NYC, NYC moving tips, a short rant on NYC based tv shows & movies as well as advice for international grad students.  Check out annademia.com for more updates on my graduate student journey and follow this podcast on instagram @itsannademia. Daniel’s socials: twitter @daniel_obaji
36:30
October 26, 2020
Black Again
On this episode of Annademia, I’m giving life updates about my graduate school journey and what’s coming up on future episodes of Annademia. Check out annademia.com for more updates on my grad school journey and follow this podcast on instagram @itsannademia. Black by Popular Demand blog post: http://www.annademia.com/2020/06/black-by-popular-demand-when-the-trending-hashtag-is-your-whole-life-experience/ Non-monetary actions to support the movement against racism and police brutality (signing petitions and writing to protestors arrested from the Ferguson protests etc.): https://twitter.com/traderjosep…/status/1266461236012646410…
18:26
July 21, 2020
Bridging the Gap Year
On this episode of Annademia I’m talking about gap years and why now is the perfect time to take one before graduate school. I’m including tips for making the most of your gap year to succeed when you go into grad school and how my gap year experience prepared me for my Master’s degree Check out annademia.com for more updates on my grad school journey and follow this podcast on instagram @itsannademia. New episodes the first week of every month! Resources from this episode: Eventbrite: check out eventbrite.com to find fun and free events where you live
18:19
May 15, 2020
Grad Student FUNDamentals
This episode of Annademia is about funding your graduate school education during this time of economic uncertainty. Topics include: how I fund my education, tips to get that degree for free, and what to expect in future episodes.   Check out annademia.com for more updates on my grad school journey and follow this podcast on instagram @itsannademia. New episodes the first week of every month! Resources talked about in this episode: NIH post-bacc training https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/postbac_irta NIH diversity supplement https://www.nigms.nih.gov/Research/mechanisms/Pages/NIGMS-DSP-Information.aspx
13:14
April 22, 2020
Ph.D. Year One
This episode of Annademia I’m talking about the first year Ph.D. student experience with my guest Jackie Jackson, a first year evolutionary biology Ph.D. student at NYU. At the end of Jackie's first semester, I had the opportunity to discuss the beginning of her Ph.D. journey at NYU. Our topics include: her research interests and how she found them, why she chose to pursue a higher degree, Ph.D. expectations vs. reality, first year Ph.D. courses, and tips for incoming Ph.D. students. Check out annademia.com for more updates on my graduate student journey and follow this podcast on instagram @itsannademia. Jackie’s socials: instagram @jac.jacs and twitter @jacjacs_ New episodes the first week of every month!
37:58
March 31, 2020
Ph.D. Interview Tips
On this episode, I'm talking all about Ph.D. interviews. Topics include: my interviewing experiences at Columbia and UCLA, what to expect during interviews, and tips for having a successful Ph.D. interview. Check out annademia.com for more updates on my grad school journey and follow this podcast on instagram @itsannademia. New episodes the first week of every month! 
20:46
March 4, 2020
Mental Health in Graduate School
On this episode I'm discussing mental health in graduate school. I talk about my experiences facing anxiety & depression during my higher education (time-stamp 5:44-22:03) and tips on how I deal with mental health while pursuing graduate school that can hopefully help others. Check out annademia.com for more grad school journey updates and follow this podcast on instagram @itsannademia. 
28:17
December 23, 2019