This post covers a topic that I’ve struggled a lot with and that is very common among graduate students: imposter syndrome. That voice in your head telling you you’re not good enough, not qualified, just “faking it” through everything. This post was inspired by Valerie Young’s book “The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women.”. In it, I summarize some of the ways imposter syndrome can manifest and what you can do to start tackling that inner voice.
Do you suffer from imposter syndrome? Let’s all spread some anti-imposter love in the comments.