Name: Shamika (Mika) N. Karikari
Program: Student Affairs in Higher Education Ph.D. program at Miami University
Year In Program: 3rd year
Where Can We Find You: @MikaKarikari (Twitter), http://mika-nicole.blogspot.com/
Words To Live By: "When I dare to be powerful, to exercise my strength in the service of my visions then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid- Audre Lorde
- Have an accountability partner who will check in with you about your progress.
- Ex. When you leave work at 5, can you call me and ask me what I’ve read today?
- You’re not bothering people or burdening them, most people want to help you
- Understand why you want to pursue a Ph.D. before pursuing it.
- Be courageous enough to go after what you want during your process
Podcast: This American Life