Intro and My First Conference: What I Did Wrong

If you’re a grad student, like me, then I’ll bet you’ve encountered a time in your graduate career when you had a question. A question to which the answer is seemingly, to everyone else at least, self-evident. But like me, you were lost. You wished you had a close friend or colleague in your program, or a trusted mentor, that you could turn to for help. Or you had those people in your life, but you were too embarrassed to voice your confusion out loud. What did you do? Continue reading