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How to Feel as Bright and Capable as They Think You Are: Why Smart People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It

  • Do you chalk accomplishments up to luck, timing, or other external factors?
  • Do you agonize over even the smallest flaws in your work?
  • Are you crushed by constructive criticism?
  • Do you wonder if you’re really smart enough to be here?
  • When you do well, do you secretly think, “fooled them again”?

These thoughts may come with a nagging feeling in the back of your mind that eventually you will be found out, and everyone will know that you are the one who doesn’t belong.

Fellows Forum: Mentoring Up: Learning to Pro-Actively Engage with Faculty Mentors in Managing Expectations

Engaging with faculty mentors can be challenging, because you both come with expectations that are often hidden and not explicitly discussed.  This can impact critical issues in communication, research directions, authorship, and so on.  Through this workshop, you will   gain skills and confidence to engage pro-actively with faculty.

Quick Bytes: From Anxiety to Adventure - What is Your "Stress Mindset"

Based on Kelly McGonigal’s TED Talk (“How to make stress your friend”) and Book (“The Upside of Stress”), this workshop will give participants a basic introduction to mindset science and then dive into its application to the issue of stress coping. Be prepared to befriend stress.

Donnovan Somera Yisrael, student affairs officer, Health Promotion Services & lecturer, Med/SPRC - Health and Human Performance

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Fellows Forum: Top Tips for Early-Stage (or not!) Doctoral Students

Learn how to manage the challenges and joys of life as a doctoral student, focusing on managing your schedule, your relationship with your advisor, and making the most of what should be a truly special time.

John Boothroyd, PhD, associate vice provost for graduate education, VPGE, and professor, Microbiology and Immunology


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This interactive workshop will be followed by refreshments and networking.

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