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Preparing for academic success in 2012: 5 things to do BEFORE classes begin.

Classes at universities in Maryland begin in a few days. Over the past few weeks, there have been questions concerning what can be done to adequately prepare for a new semester of graduate courses.  Part of the answer is in the question itself:  one must “prepare” for the new semester before classes begin.  There are […]

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“Why Smart People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It” – A Jan. 24, 2012 WEPAN Webinar for all

PROMISE is partnering with the Women’s Engineering Proactive Network (WEPAN) to publicize a webinar on the “Imposter Syndrome.” Graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and career professionals who attended the August 2011 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) in Columbia, Maryland will remember that one of our keynote speakers, Dr. Kellina Craig-Henderson from the National Science Foundation, defined […]

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#PROMISE2011 – The PROMISE Summer Success Institute

The 9th Annual PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) was held at the Sheraton Town Center Hotel in Columbia, Maryland this past weekend. This year, we featured an outdoor component, hosted by Terra Trax from Arizona.  The team leader, Craig Imler, is an Outward Bound-trained facilitator, who has been leading retreats for PROMISE since 2004.  Many […]

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Summer Success Institute (SSI)

The PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI), an annual conference sponsored by PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) was founded in 2003 intending to bring together new/incoming graduate students and those grad students (both Master’s and Ph.D. level) who were continuing in their programs so that they could prepare for and embrace the […]

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