The entire PhD process is a roller coaster of emotions that are strangely paralleled by many scenes in Game of Thrones. If you are thinking about starting a PhD or just beginning one now, let these series of GIFs guide you through the process (and start watching Game of Thrones now).
Note: The following is a collection of several people’s experiences, not just me and Oli’s – we promise, supervisors, we promise!
Your thoughts on starting a PhD immediately after finishing your MSc
Working non-scientific jobs between your MSc and PhD
After hours of searching FindAPhD.com, you spot it…
You rock up to the interview like
and get rejected
… or accepted.
The first time you meet your supervisor
You send them the first draft of your PhD proposal
and you get it back.
The first time sitting with your new lab mates. They’re super intelligent and you’re in the corner like
Then you find another PhD student who is also new to the lab
and you bond!