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Graduate and Professional Student Voices

Author: UI Graduate & Professional Student Government

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This podcast explores the experiences, challenges, and successes of graduate and professional students with diverse identities. Each episode focuses on what it's like to be a graduate student with a particular background or identity, acknowledging that no one experience is the same. Listen in as we bring together students from a variety of disciplines to share their personal experiences navigating graduate school.
3 Episodes
In this episode, Black graduate and professional students share their journey to graduate school, what it's like to be Black at Iowa, and their challenges and successes. Listen to hear about the importance of friendship and support, the power of your voice, self-love and pride, and advice for other Black students looking to go to graduate school or in graduate school.
In this episode, we talk to three international students in graduate school. Listen to hear about what it's like to be an international student in grad school,  navigating bureaucratic challenges and cultural differences, how to utilize resources and support, and advice for other international students. 
In this episode, we talk to 3 first-generation college students in graduate and professional school. Listen to hear their journey to grad school, what it's like to be a first-gen student, how to deal with imposter syndrome and reach out for support, and the resiliency and determination that comes with being a first-generation student.
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