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The Grad Gals Podcast

The Grad Gals Podcast

By Arcadia
Welcome to The Grad Gals Podcast where we're creating a space for young women in graduate school to take control of their lives and careers. We're sharing all aspects of graduate student life including tips for your career and your overall health!
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EP 10: Affirmations for Graduate Students
This week is all about supporting your own mental health! Arcadia provides you with affirmations specifically designed to bring students self-love and success.
June 28, 2021
EP 9: Celebrating National Higher Education Day
Tamara Allard returns to the podcast to share her work as the spokesperson for National Higher Education Day as well as tips for how graduate students can advocate for legislation to make higher education more attainable for all students. 
June 21, 2021
EP 8: Staying Healthy in Grad School
Hope from @thehopefulscientist is here to break down how she personally manages to fit in exercise to her schedule as well as her favorite tips for exercises specially tailored for graduate students who spend most of their time at a desk. Plus, she's sharing all the details of her job at NASA.
June 14, 2021
EP 7: Managing the Pressure
Arcadia is joined by Olivia from @agenomicsphd to talk about the pressure associated with academia and the benefits of the Academic Instagram community.
May 17, 2021
EP 6: Mentorship... Not The Kind You're Thinking Of
This week Arcadia is sharing how she's dealing with mental health struggles. Plus, she's joined by guest star, Klaudja, who tells her unique story as a Ph.D. student supporting her family through their green card process. Then Klaudja breaks down how her volunteer experiences have helped her combat isolation in graduate school. 
April 19, 2021
EP 5: Should I Change My Last Name?
This week Arcadia is joined by Kimberly from @thepathphd to discuss weddings! Kimberly is sharing how she balances wedding planning while in her Ph.D. program as well as her thoughts on why the decision to change your last name after marriage isn't always an easy one for those of us in academia.
April 12, 2021
EP 4: An Academic in the Army with Daija J
This week Arcadia is joined by fellow Psychologist-in-Training Daija, who is sharing her decision to pursue an army career following the completion of her Psy.D. Arcadia and Daija discuss the difference between PhDs and PsyDs before diving into what opportunities exist for grad school graduates in the armed forces. 
April 5, 2021
EP 3: Social Media for Scientists with Louise
Putting your research on Twitter isn't enough! This week I'm joined by Communication and Media Expert Louise to discuss how to create a content plan and use social media to disseminate your research. 
March 15, 2021
EP 2: Positions in Policy with Tamara Allard
So many Ph.D. students feel like their career path is already laid out for them. But what if you don't want to go into academia? Tamara is back this week to discuss her decision to go into policy and her advice for telling your advisor that you don't want to go into academia.
March 8, 2021
EP 1: Creating Friendships with Tamara Allard
Relationships in graduate school are hard. For our first episode, I'm bringing on my good friend Tamara Allard to talk about how we became friends early in her graduate school career and what she has learned since about building your social circle.
March 1, 2021
Prequel: Introducing Grad Gals
Join us for this quick introduction to the Grad Gals podcast! Our host, Arcadia, is sharing a little about herself and how the Grad Gals podcast came to be. Plus, she's got a challenge just for you!
February 24, 2021