How I passed my 1st-year classes

How I passed my 1st-year classes skipping them (please don’t tell anyone)

August 25, 2020 | Suzane C.

That’s right, I confess: I am a serial class skipper. It all started in high school, when I discovered it was possible to learn a lot more about a subject if I studied the material during class instead of paying attention to the teacher. Of course, I couldn’t physically skip classes back then without getting […]

Doing a PhD is a solo trip

Doing a PhD is a solo trip

It’s time to buckle up and take off

June 8, 2020 | Suzane C.

As the plane bound for Switzerland took off towards my first solo trip, the feelings of fear in that 3rd-year PhD student gave way to excitement as I realized: I am alone! What was so different about it this time? I had already been living alone and regularly traveling to visit family for nearly a […]