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GradLIFE is a blog, newsletter and podcast that delves into topics relevant to graduate students and celebrates their accomplishments.

The Blog

Read posts from experts and peers about the many different facets of the graduate student experience.

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The Newsletter

The GradLIFE e-newsletter alerts you to new blog posts and those with timely content. Don't miss a post. 



The Podcast

Hear our students, faculty, and staff talk about the graduate school experience at Illinois and how to successfully pursue an advanced degree - one conversation at a time.



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We welcome ideas for posts and podcasts from graduate students and from faculty and staff who work with graduate students.

Do you have first-hand experience to share with fellow graduate students?  Do you have resources or advice to help graduate students succeed?

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