Over at Getting Genetics Done, Stephen Turner highlights a recent post by blogger Drew Conway, in which he outlines "ten reasons why grad students should blog." In his post, Conway says that blogging can help grad students to establish their identity, network outside of academia, hone their craft, and sharpen their critical eye — and no, Conway adds, "the faculty in your department will not think less of y

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