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Mikaila Chetty is a passionate and enthusiastic biologist. Her domains of interest are neurodegeneration, model organisms, and proteins. Apart from lab research, she is committed to helping students achieve their scientific goals and scuba diving. She is always open to guiding fellow biology enthusiasts. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikailachetty/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/phdlifewithm/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/mikaila_chetty_

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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Applying for a PhD: My Struggles and Triumphs

This article explores the challenges, doubts and pressures faced during the pursuit of a PhD. It takes a close look at how PhD candidates are chosen, highlighting the need for looking into the scientific character of the candidate and their way of thinking rather than just focusing on academic achievements alone. The narrative also highlights coping strategies, advocating for resilience and self-reflection. Ultimately, it offers motivation to others, encouraging them to persevere in their pursuit of knowledge and passion in the face of adversity.

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