#1027: How do I handle a hands-off advisor who expects me to be a mind-reader?

Dear Captain, I am a 4th year PhD student in a STEM subject and I feel that everything has gone off the rails, in part because my adviser and I don't communicate well. I will try to be brief- there is a lot to unpack. I started my PhD at 23 without a Masters, so … Continue reading #1027: How do I handle a hands-off advisor who expects me to be a mind-reader?

#855: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome And Accessing Mental Health Support

Dear Cap, I recently graduated as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA). The entire time I was in school I always felt that I didn't deserve the grades I got, that I wasn't trying hard enough, and didn't know enough. But I kept passing with some As but mostly Bs (a failing grade in this program … Continue reading #855: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome And Accessing Mental Health Support