Are you deciding whether or stay in your PhD program or to leave? In this episode of Beyond the Thesis With Papa PhD, Stephanie Fuccio shares her experience of leaving her PhD program and the important lessons the experience taught her.
Hear how she navigated the difficult decision of leaving, the impact on her mental health, and how she was able to write the next chapters of her professional life after leaving.
Whether you are considering leaving your PhD or not, this episode offers insight and advice that is valuable to every graduate student.
What we covered during our conversation:
Stephanie’s journey from teaching english to the PhD
Hew experience of teaching vs researchà
Navigating grad school with health challenges
Dealing with debt and overwork
Facing the emotions of leaving the PhD program
The power of reaching out to people a few years ahead of you
The importance of leaving an environment that is toxic to you
The importance of conversations with a wider circle of people
Don’t miss out on this candid and insightful conversation!
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Thank you, Stephanie Fuccio
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