# Advice for Probability Graduate Students

Be sure to attend seminars in your department, as well as conferences.

Online seminars are also very convenient.

## Conferences and Summer Schools

## Math Institutes

## Online Resources

- Current Preprints
- ArXiv Probability Preprints
- Download Articles (older than 1 or 2 years)
- JSTOR
- Project Euclid
- Electronic Journals
- Electronic Journal of Probability
- Probability Surveys
- Latin American J. of Prob. and Math. Stat.
- Personal Web Pages
- Another good way to find papers.
- Zoom Seminars
- Rutgers Math Physics Webinar, ask Elie Salomon to add you to the mailing list.
- One World Probability Seminar

## Opinions and Philosophy

### Life in General

- Video on the importance long-term effort.
- Jobs at Companies, from the point of view of Statistics.

### General Advice

- Fan Chung’s Advice for Grad Students
- Talagrand, Advice for Young Mathematicians
- Terence Tao’s Career Advice
- Tao, Does One Have to be a Genius to do Maths?
- Ravi Vakil’s Advice for Grad Students
- Steven Weinberg, Four Golden Lessons
- Harvard’s Guide to Graduate Study in Math.

### Mathematics

- Weinan E, The Dawning of a New Era in Applied Mathematics
- Mumford, The Dawning of the Age of Stochasticity
- Serre, How to Write Mathematics Badly
- Thurston, On Proof and Progress in Mathematics
- Thurston, What Does a Mathematician Do?

### Avoiding Self-Delusion

- Donoho, Reproducible Research
- Feynman, Cargo Cult Science
- Freedman, Statistical Models and Shoe Leather

## Online Books

The following archives have huge numbers of wonderful math books and papers. Their status is uncertain; use at your own discretion.

## Special Pages

- Women in Probability
- The Big Math Network, about jobs at companies.