Brandon F

Academic Area:
Sociology MA/PhD; College of Arts and Sciences

Hometown:
Menlo Park, CA

Undergraduate Institution:
California State University, Dominguez Hills

Research Interests:
Deviance & Social Control, Law & Society, Social Psych, Incarceration, Stratification, Prisoner Reentry

The Best Thing About Being a Graduate Student at IUB:
Social support and wide variety of facilities to support graduate learning.

Insider tip about living in Bloomington:
Get a bicycle, everything is close!

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How To Prepare for Transitioning to Grad School

As many of you prepare to end your last semester in undergrad and transition to graduate level in the fall, I offer some jewels of advice to ease the transition.

Assuming you start your graduate program some time in the fall, you have about 5 and a half months as of the date to prepare for your new journey. And in that time, you can do A LOT to aid in your transition to grad school.

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