Advice

Some advice that I like to give to students and others who listen.

Undergrad Research, Projects and Directed Studies

If you are currently an undergraduate and interested in getting involved in a project, please read this. A lot of students seem to be interested in doing “research” these days, and I’d like to set the expectations correctly.

Short version: (1) understand research vs. projects; (2) don’t do research / directed study until you’ve done the requisite coursework; (3) I will say no if you are not a Wisconsin student; (4) consider things to build your portfolio on your own.

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Status Reports

If you work for me (for example, as an RA or an undergrad directed study) you must send me a status report every week.

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The Graduate School FAQ

This is advice for undergraduates who are thinking about going to graduate school. There is specific advice for students who are applying to Wisconsin, and even more specifically, might like to work with me.

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