Katie – Aviation Human Factors, M.S.

How to Pick the Perfect College Roommate

How to Pick the Perfect College Roommate

A roommate can make or break your college experience, and it is likely that you will have more than one roommate during your time in college. I have had the unique privilege of having new roommates [...]

5 Tips for Success After Getting Into Graduate School

5 Tips for Success After Getting Into Graduate School

To follow up with a previous blog about the 5 Tips for Getting Into Graduate School, I wanted to discuss some tips for being successful after getting into grad school. For those of you beginning your [...]

A Day in the Life of an FIT Grad Student

A Day in the Life of an FIT Grad Student

In a previous blog post, I discussed the differences between grad and undergrad. To give you a more in-depth look, I want to give you a firsthand look into my life as graduate student at Florida Tech. What better [...]

Grad vs. Undergrad: 5 Ways They’re Different

Grad vs. Undergrad: 5 Ways They’re Different

One of my biggest questions I had when applying for grad school was, “What is grad school going to be like and how will it be different than undergrad?” For me, grad school was this big [...]

Get Involved: The Key to Success in Grad School

Get Involved: The Key to Success in Grad School

Getting involved is one crucial thing I have learned about graduate school. My involvement started last spring after I received my acceptance letter from Florida Tech. I immediately contacted the graduate chair in the College of [...]

Florida Tech’s Aviation Safety “Stand Down” Symposium

Florida Tech’s Aviation Safety “Stand Down” Symposium

Back in October, flights were canceled and the College of Aeronautics (COA) gathered together in the Gleason Center for the Performing Arts to discuss safety in the aviation industry. The discussion was named an aviation “stand [...]

It’s a Man’s World: A Discussion on Women in Aviation

It’s a Man’s World: A Discussion on Women in Aviation

Recently, I wrote a graduate paper for my Legal and Ethical Issues in Aviation class that looked at the barriers preventing women from entering the aviation industry. The aviation industry, in the famous words of James [...]

Painlessly Quick: Grad School Registration Process

Painlessly Quick: Grad School Registration Process

During your undergrad career, registering for classes can be a bit of a hassle and cause panic, but in grad school the registration process is painless. Graduate students at Graduate students at Florida Tech get the [...]

PEGASUS “The Mythical Flying Horse” is alive at the Florida Tech College of Aeronautics

PEGASUS “The Mythical Flying Horse” is alive at the Florida Tech College of Aeronautics

The Partnership to Enhance General Aviation Safety, Accessibility and Sustainability, better known as PEGASAS, is a unique research opportunity partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to do exactly what it stands for—enhance general aviation.  Florida [...]

5 Tips for Getting into Graduate School

5 Tips for Getting into Graduate School

Getting into graduate school is not something to take lightly. I learned a lot about this topic before starting my master’s degree in aviation human factors at Florida Tech. Here are five tips that can help [...]