Sateja & Caro are joined by a member of the cohort to talk about some more famous incidents of a situation they like to call "Stupid Math." Ever have a friend who follows through on crazy ideas you have? That's the kind of friend joining Sateja and Caro for this extra special episode.
Sateja and Caro continue Episode 6 with more crazy examples about science in TV shows including all 300+ episodes of Grey’s Anatomy, Scrubs, The Resident and end with a super fun game called “If this movie was about grad school”. Listen to our podcast and let us know what your favorite movie would be called if it was about a grad student.
Sateja and Caro talk about the good the bad and the ugly of representation of science in the movies. They share some hilarious scientific fallacies from the recent movie Five Feet Apart as well as from Fantastic Four, 2012, and Caro’s love for Gattaca. Stay tuned for part 2 of the episode where they talk about science in TV shows!
Sateja and Caro talk about their experience moving across country and across the world to come attend Yale in the glorious town of New Haven.
Sateja and Caro discuss 4 common myths and misconceptions about being in graduate school.
Some footnotes about this week’s episode:
In the first myth, Caro makes a comment about all cancers stemming from somatic mutation. This is not true for many but not all cancers, and a very embarrassed Caro apologizes for any confusion.
Send us your myths and misconceptions! Email firstname.lastname@example.org
This week on the podcast Sateja and I talk about strategies for maintaining friendships in grad school, the value of friendships where you don’t have to perform, and our confusion about why people never call anymore. We also briefly discuss what B99 character we’d be and share one of our first outtakes.
Sateja and Caro talk about their first Valentine’s Day in grad school. Listen to them dish about the relationships around them and what they think about dating in grad school.
Sateja and Caro sit down and talk about the adventures, stress, and stories that come with interviewing for Ph.D. programs.
The song for episode one is For Science by No Loli-gagging available through the Free Music Archive.