186: How to Manage Doubt and Uncertainty in Grad School with Marisol Jimenez
This week our special guest is Marisol Jiménez, co-founder of Academic Amigas, who discusses the topic of how to manage doubt and uncertainty in grad school. Marisol is a first generation college student and daughter of immigrants. Her instagram page, Academic Amigas, focuses on providing free and accessible resources for women of color. Her research highlights the experiences of Latinx immigrant families and their experiences in Chicago public schools.
Episode topics include: How self-doubt has manifested for Marisol in her doctoral journey. She shares insights on how to reframe rejection and start believing in yourself. She also reflects on how emotional and financial challenges, as well as academic hazing, impact one’s grad experience. Marisol ends by sharing tips and advice for anyone experiencing similar feelings.
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