Posts by Janny Chang

Janny Chang is a Ph.D. Candidate at Columbia University doing research on social networks in foreign investment firms in developing economies. She currently lives in Lusaka, Zambia. Janny loves to travel and read and write about a variety of topics. She can be reached at jc3439(Atcolumbia(DOT)edu.

Keep Moving Forward: 4 Tips to Enjoy the Journey More

“If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.” ~Proverb

Five years ago, I decided to fulfill my dream of getting a doctorate. I knew from talking to friends who took on the same endeavor that it would mean many sleepless nights and tons of reading and writing. But nothing prepared me for the path that lay ahead.

Graduate school is often compared to a marathon. Why? At each moment, when you think you’ve completed a major milestone, you realize you have a long road ahead. You just have to keep going …