Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Almost half of all doctoral students complete their course work but not their dissertation. Sarah Schwintz gives some concrete advice for increasing your odds of finishing yours.

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October 15, 2019
Higher education suffers from an inertia that sets in when professors who weren't taught how to teach draw from the outmoded teaching styles that they experienced as students, writes Laura Freberg.
October 14, 2019
Adaptability is a career skill many employers seek, writes Robert Pearson, but a certain pervasive platitude can keep you from achieving it.
October 11, 2019
I've recently had a nagging feeling, writes Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, that we still haven’t figured out how to ask students: Do you, in fact, want a life in STEM?
October 10, 2019
What better place to learn more about one’s students, John Mark McFadden asks, than a portal filled with ratings of students by teachers and professors?
October 9, 2019
First-generation grad students continue to grapple with the same issues they struggled with as undergraduates -- yet those struggles are amplified in graduate school settings, argues Bailey B. Smolarek.

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