Sept. 2, 2021

Training to Be a Scientist: Graduate School

Training to Be a Scientist: Graduate School

It’s the beginning of the school year so I thought it would be the perfect time to talk about where aspiring scientists go to train to be scientists: graduate school. 

Whether you are getting your Master’s or Ph.D., the experience is vastly different than undergraduate or K-12 education. In fact, I don’t think I truly understood what science was until I went to graduate school. 

In this episode of the Fancy Scientist podcast, I talk about what graduate school is really like. Even if you aren’t a scientist or aspiring scientist, I talk about how people train to be scientists, which is incredibly important to understand given there is, unfortunately, public distrust in scientists and the scientific process. 

If you’ve ever wanted to go to graduate school or are just getting started, this episode is perfect for you to listen to. 

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