# Advice for Probability Graduate Students

There are fewer online seminars than during the height of COVID. At the same time, many department seminars are still not as active as in previous years. Lot’s of people are staying home. Be sure to talk to other people, either in person or over Zoom, and take advantage of the talks and conferences that there are.

## Colloquia-Style Online Talks

## Online Seminars

## Conferences and Summer Schools

## Math Institutes

## Online Resources

- Current Preprints
- ArXive 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.

## Opinions and Philosophy

### Life in General

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

### 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

### Avoiding Self-Delusion

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

## General Advice

- Fan Chung’s Advice for Grad Students
- Terence Tao’s Career Advice
- Ravi Vakil’s Advice for Grad Students
- Steven Weinberg, Four Golden Lessons
- Harvard’s Guide to Graduate Study in Math.

## 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.