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Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Graduate Student Mistake 6

"It's not who you know, it's who knows you back."
-Walter Annenberg (1908-2002), U.S. Media Executive, Publisher and Diplomat

10 Mistakes Graduate Students Should Avoid:
Mistake #6: Dismissing the Power of the Administrative Staff

A lot of students, at the start of their graduate careers, are a little confused about the role of the administrative staff. What can the administrative staff do for you that your own advisor cannot? It doesn't take more than a few weeks on campus to figure out that the administrative staff can be a critical departmental resource, with a broad perspective on funding, program choices, international problem-solving, and much more. From orientation to commencement, they offer professional and experienced support to help you make the most of your graduate years. Read the entire article.