“I didn't get accepted into graduate school my first time applying. After a week of feeling like a failure, I snapped out of it and asked myself what I could do to be a better candidate. So I emailed the programs asking for their recommendations: take more math classes and demonstrate your potential. And so I did. University of California, Davis saw my potential and here I am pursuing that graduate degree.”
— William Turner IV, a Ph.D. student in atmospheric sciences at the University of California, Davis, on his decision to pursue a doctoral degree and the process that involved. For more, listen to the Clear Skies Ahead podcast, with new episodes released every month.
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