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In a guest post at Inside Higher Ed's GradHacker blog, KD Shives shares tips for choosing the right lab. Shives, a PhD student at the University of Colorado, says choosing a lab to for your thesis research "is extremely important as you will end up spending more time with these people than your family, and establishing good working conditions is critical to finishing your dissertation in a timely fashion."

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