Competing a doctoral program involves more than taking courses and writing a dissertation. Many doctoral students also teach, conduct research and begin learning what it means to be a faculty member.

As a graduate student, it's likely that you'll be responsible for supervising undergraduate research or teaching assistants at some point during your graduate career. Here are some tips on supervising and mentoring undergraduates.

There are many differences between being an undergraduate and a graduate student. Often graduate students say they’re surprised by how much more they read and the time they spend preparing for class.

As a graduate student, you willl inevitably need sound advice, encouragement, and celebratory congratulations.