Top Five Lessons Learned from During Comps

I'm on the cusp of that transition between PhD student and PhD candidate, and here's some insight gained
  1. Sure you may be reading a book a day, but read fun fiction too!
  2. Evernote and Mendeley are your friends. I repeat Evernote and Mendeley are your friends.
  3. Read outside as often as possible
  4. There is no shame in taking to the drink to help you get through. A little whiskey at night = sleep
  5. Have a big fun thing lined up to celebrate when you're done. Tattoo, party with friends, camping trip. Whatever floats your boat, but it will help you get through