When is it time to move on and how do we end well?
Mentoring: What is It and How do we Get There?
What practices help us to be a good mentee?
The Art of Mentoring as a Graduate Student
Tom recently posted about graduate students mentoring undergrads at Johns Hopkins. Graduate school offers many opportunities to mentor, whether that means chatting with your undergraduate students during office hours or introducing new graduate students to your department. Here are a few things I’ve learned about mentoring during graduate school. 1. Treat the person you’re mentoring […]
The Art of Maintaining Relationships With Mentors
My last post ended with a section on following up with mentors, and I’d like to expand on that a bit here. In this post, I’ll look at a few ways of maintaining mentor relationships over time. Sustaining anything over years is a challenge, and maintaining mentoring relationships can be hard, however appreciative you are […]
The Art of Learning Wisdom from Mentors
Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out. — Proverbs 20:5, KJV Even if you have good mentors, learning wisdom from them is a skill. It’s an art that takes a lifetime, and I certainly haven’t mastered it. But the wisest people I know do […]