All About PhD Applications

Hello friends! I’ve been meaning to write this post ever since I completed the entire grad school application cycle, and I’ve finally gotten around to it (in time for the beginning of the next cycle, yay!) 🙂 My earnest hope is for this post to shed some light on the application process, especially since it seems a little black box-y when just getting started.

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Cosyne 2016


I was fortunate enough to have been awarded an undergraduate travel grant to attend Cosyne 2016 in my sophomore year at Rice. This was the first conference I ever attended, and Anne Churchland (who played a huge role in getting funding for this travel grant) encouraged us to blog about our experiences. Here’s my account!

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Navigating Neuroscience at Rice

Disclaimer: This is a page I wrote back in 2016 before the neuroscience major at Rice was finally approved in December 2017. Some of this information is still useful, so I thought I’d leave it here for any future students who are interested in more of a computational path into neuroscience. 

“What I wish I had known as a freshman.” This page is dedicated to the advice I would give my first-year self as an undergrad interested in neuroscience. Continue reading