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5 Important Reasons to Read Non-Academic Books in Graduate School

Posted by The Carbonated Scholar
Graduate school is hard! I’ve found that carving out time in my schedule for non-academic reading has reaped myriad rewards -- personal, academic, and social. In this post, I’m sharing my top five reasons why I think reading non-academic books is important while in graduate school and why every graduate student should find time to include them in their busy
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24 Ways I’m Reading Harder This Year: Read Harder Challenge 2020

Read Harder 2020 groovy
Posted by The Carbonated Scholar
I love reading challenges, and Read Harder was the first one I tried way back in 2017 (though I started late and didn’t finish). I finally finished a Read Harder challenge in 2019, and I’m back for 2020. Read Harder helps me discover new books and get me out of reading ruts. I really like how it pushes me to read more diverse books and books in different
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