Keep it real: The book that put me on pause about going to grad school

Book: Getting What You Came For: The Smart Student’s Guide to Earning a Master’s or PhD [Revised Edition] by: Robert L Peters, PhD. Published 1997. I noted the year the book was published because some of the information may be slightly outdated, such as applications to grad school costing $25 (LOL), but the value of… Read More Keep it real: The book that put me on pause about going to grad school

#BacktoSchool: Consider your Future, Fuel your Passion.

Although “Do what you love” sounds like a corny motivational segment, I’m a firm believer in this. At the very least, what you love should guide you. Consider this when choosing a college major/career path. Originally, I went to college to be a high school history teacher. I knew after my 1st semester of Africana… Read More #BacktoSchool: Consider your Future, Fuel your Passion.

10 Twitter accounts you should be following if you’re a #blackademic

Twitter has been key in connecting me with others like myself who are on this academic journey and keeping me up to speed with opportunities and events that interest me as an academic, black girl, and otherwise. I’ve made some great cyber homies through twitter, which works great for times when my introversion is at its… Read More 10 Twitter accounts you should be following if you’re a #blackademic