Higher Education Career Advice

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Anxious about landing an academic job after graduation, Shantá R. Robinson ultimately discovered that true “How I Made It” stories involve uncertainties, mishaps and mistakes.

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February 22, 2012
Nate Kreuter considers the role of instructors when their students come to them with decidedly nonacademic problems.
February 20, 2012
Even if you find at a campus visit that an institution isn't for you, never show a lack of interest, writes Kathryn Hume.
February 17, 2012
E-mail communication is fast and convenient  -- which is exactly why it often exacerbates conflict, rather than helping avoid it, writes John Frazee.
February 15, 2012
Sybil L. Holloway considers the roles of planning, preparation and setting reasonable expectations.
February 13, 2012
Chris Blattman offers ideas on how to approach a professor to help you on part of the process for getting into a grad program or landing an academic job.

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