Melissa Shahbandeh Veyghan

Melissa Shahbandeh - FSU Doctoral Student (Astrophysics) - Digital Narratives | English | Digital Narratives | August 29, 2019

Why did you choose to attend FSU to pursue a graduate degree?
I was interested in the research field of astrophysics professors here at FSU. And, well, come on! It’s Florida!

What motivated you to pursue a graduate degree?
Knowledge is power!

Describe the importance of your research and work. Why should anyone care about the work you are doing?
The importance of my work would be answering this question: HOW DID WE GET HERE? HOW DOES THE UNIVERSE WORK?

Briefly describe your career aspirations.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life!

Advice for anyone considering graduate school.
Graduate school offers you the opportunity to grow personally, challenge yourself, network better, and get recognized. When you get to accomplish all of that, it can deliver you a great personal satisfaction, a better job, and a financially better future.

Accomplishments during your graduate career that you are proud of.
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