A mathematician's survival guide: graduate school and early career development, by Steven Krantz
- Career advice, by Terence Tao
- How to escape the inclination to be a universalist or: How to learn to stop worrying and do some research.
- What do grad students in math do all day?, a humorous analogy
(see the entire Quora thread)
Some fellowships to apply for:
Some advice on how to apply for those fellowships:
Academia.SE, a Q&A forum for academics and those enrolled in higher education
- Assistantships and Graduate Fellowships in the Mathematical Sciences,
compiled by the AMS
- Preparing For Grad School, advice from MIT
- Some grad school advice from Harvard.
- Some grad school advice from Haverford.
- How to get a great letter of recommendation, by Matthew Might
- Recommendations, by Ravi Vakil
into grad school for science, engineering, math and computer science, by Matthew Might
- Thoughts on graduate school, by Noah Snyder
(an addendum by Ben Webster)
More advice for prospective graduate students, by Noah Snyder
- Advice for potential graduate students in Arithmetic Geometry, by David Zureick-Brown
- Wiki collection of UC Berkeley qual exam questions
- A Graduate School Primer (MAA), by Doug Faires
- Advice on picking a Ph.D. program and advisor
- Choosing a graduate school, by Diana Davis
- Tips for Visiting Grad Schools, by Kimball Martin
- How to Be a Good Graduate Student, by Marie desJardins
- What Else Should Grad Students Be Learning?
- I've passed my quals, now what?
A guide for Ph.D. candidates in Mathematics, by Mark Tomforde
- How to pick a thesis advisor?
- Graduate Study in the Computer and Mathematical Sciences: A Survival Manual,
by Dianne O'Leary
RPI's Grad Student Survival Guide in Math Sciences
- 10 easy ways to fail a Ph.D., by Matthew Might
- The Academic Job Search in Mathematics, by Thomas Rishel
- Postgraduate Toolbox
- You and Your Research, by Richard Hamming
You're Not an Impostor, by Lucas Laursen, about the impostor syndrome
- The importance of stupidity in scientific research, by Martin Schwartz
- Why is my paper talking so long to review?
- Academic scattering, by Katie Mack