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Lauren Smith is an autistic author and PhD student at the University of Glasgow. Her research focuses on holistic wellbeing within alternative provision settings. Lauren is the founder of A Different Perspective CIC, a community group supporting young autistic people and their families. You can find her on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ADP1998 Her website is: https://www.adifferentperspective.info/

Full-Circle Journey of a Doctoral Student: Applications, Interviews, and Mentoring Others 

This article takes the reader on a journey of a doctoral student, from applications, interviews, and building a relationship with supervisors, to coming full circle by mentoring other students starting out and facing challenges. The writer shares their advice and their own personal experience of each stage, including their fulfilling mentoring work promoting awareness of mental wellbeing among PhD students.

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Applying for a PhD in the Sciences: A 7-Step Guide

This article provides a step-by-step guide for people interested in pursuing a PhD, particularly in the sciences (though much of the advice carries over to other disciplines as well). It emphasizes the importance of identifying personal interests and goals, fully researching different programs, and knowing the key differences between doing a PhD in different countries.

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