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Grad School Deconstructed is a podcast that explores the trials and tribulations of graduate school in a new and innovative way. Stephanie Marder and Clark Ausloos share personal experiences, welcome various guests, and interact with you, the listeners, as they navigate both practical and taboo topics related to the graduate school experience.

Grad School Deconstructed is a podcast that explores the trials and tribulations of graduate school in a new and innovative way. Stephanie Marder and Clark Ausloos share personal experiences, welcome various guests, and interact with you, the listeners, as they navigate both practical and taboo topics related to the graduate school experience.
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United States

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Grad School Deconstructed is a podcast that explores the trials and tribulations of graduate school in a new and innovative way. Stephanie Marder and Clark Ausloos share personal experiences, welcome various guests, and interact with you, the listeners, as they navigate both practical and taboo topics related to the graduate school experience.

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@pod_network

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English

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Episodes

GSD008 - To GA or not to GA

5/22/2019
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As a graduate student, you will likely have to consider whether or not the option to apply for and/or accept a graduate assistantship (GA). In this episode, Steph and Clark get down 'n' dirty discussing the benefits and potential drawbacks of accepting a GA position. Join us for an honest discussion which reflects the voices of you, our listeners, about how to figure out if accepting a GA is right for you.

Duration:00:43:03

GSD007 – Is the Grass Always Greener? Comparison and Competition in Graduate School

4/24/2019
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Was Theodore Roosevelt wrong when he said “comparison is the thief of joy”? Find out on this show! Hosts Clark and Steph deconstruct the nuances of competition and comparison in graduate school. Hosts discuss how to strengthen yourself in a cut-throat academic environment, using others as resources, and fostering meaningful relationships and experiences.

Duration:00:30:18

GSD006 – Our First Interview: Ashley Waddington

4/1/2019
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Steph and Clark conduct their first interview with Graduate Student Committee Co-Chair, Ashley Waddington. Ashley shares her extensive knowledge on common graduate student concerns such as transitioning from graduate student to professional, networking, and that ever-present imposter syndrome. Please join us for this informative and refreshing interview.

Duration:00:37:55

GSD005 - When You’re Green Around the Gills

3/15/2019
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Sniffles and sneezes and fevers, oh my! In this episode of GSD, Clark and Stephanie discuss the all-too-familiar feelings of illness and how to navigate being sick while in graduate school. From common colds to extended illnesses, to planned periods away from campus – hosts share their experiences, offer practical advice, and admonish all of those students who continue to come to class, looking like death warmed over. (Stay home!)

Duration:00:32:39

GSD004 - Navigating Relationship Waters

2/15/2019
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Juggling relationships can lead to rough sailing as a graduate student. From peers to faculty to personal connections, how we develop and/or maintain these connections greatly impacts our grad school experience. In this episode, Steph and Clark explore the ways we shoot-the-(relationship)-rapids through forming and maintaining multiple relationships as grad students.

Duration:00:43:24

GSD003 - The Messy Underbelly

2/5/2019
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Steph and Clark discuss the "messy" side of being a graduate student. How do we fit "life" into a graduate student schedule? Maintaining social relationships, work responsibilities, and self-care are all explored in this episode. It doesn't get more real than this in the life of a grad student!

Duration:00:27:22

GSD002 - Expectations vs. Reality

1/20/2019
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GSD hosts Clark and Stephanie share their experiences about initial grad school issues: applications, the GRE, professional changes, and establishing new identities as graduate students. Join them as they candidly discuss their own experiences, and be a part of the show, by engaging with hosts through the platforms noted at the end of the podcast.

Duration:00:36:36

GSD001 - What is GSD?

1/5/2019
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Join Stephanie and Clark as they introduce themselves and Grad School Deconstructed. Get to know your hosts and hear what GSD hopes to accomplish for graduate students in the coming podcasts.

Duration:00:33:00