Dr. Katy Peplin turned her difficulties in graduate school into a coaching business built around the idea that you can be a scholar and a human at the same time.
In this episode Katy talks about the processes that she put in place to support herself and manage her anxiety on her PhD journey.
We discuss uncovering the unwritten codes of academia – particularly as a first generation postgrad.
We identify the challenges of negotiating being both a professional and a student in the department.
Katy posits the power in claiming the position of the ‘learner’ and shares some tips on developing your intellectual curiosity.
You can connect with Katy via her website: thrive-phd.com
On socials at @ThrivePhD
and email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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