I returned last week from presenting at a regional academic conference for counselor educators. It was my first time attending this type of conference, and I came back feeling energized and connected! Energized by the workshops designed to enhance my experience and productivity as a doctoral student and connected as I networked with other doctoral students and professors. I realized about halfway through the conference that this topic would be a fitting next blog post.
The academic conference is an absolute must for every doctoral student, especially if you are planning to work in academia. It is critical that you attend these conferences on a regular basis, and I will get to why I believe that very soon. Continue reading