In this episode Andrea Glassmire talks with Dr. Walter Carson and graduate students, Cheyenne Moore and Castilleja Olmsted, from the University of Pittsburgh on tips for applying to graduate school in ecology and evolutionary biology. They co-authored a paper in the Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America that lays out a step-by-step guide on applying to graduate school and how to succeed by choosing the right advisor and program for you. This episode covers how to prepare for graduate school, how to choose a program, the criteria for gaining admission into graduate school, selecting an advisor, selecting a program if you are a parent, and finding an equitable, inclusive, and welcoming graduate program.
Please check out their accepted paper in a forthcoming issue of the Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America for more information on this topic:
Advice on applying to graduate school in ecology and evolutionary biology: how to prepare and a step-by-step guide (2021). WP Carson, SE Kuebbing, TL Betras, AS Campbell, EW McQueen, CL Moore, CF Olmsted, LB Roberts, and NN Washington. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America.
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