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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October 31, 2012
Colleges need to identify and prepare future administrative leaders, instead of waiting passively for the cycle of resignations and appointments, write Steve Riccio and Patrick Sanaghan.
October 29, 2012
Even if the expressions of gratitude seem well-intentioned, professors need to turn them down, writes Lionel G. Standing.
October 26, 2012
Even if you are an academic and aspire to never leave the faculty ranks, you need to learn how to manage programs and projects, writes Nate Kreuter.
October 24, 2012
Caden Steele explains how he handled the dilemma of whether to leave a doctoral program in which he had invested considerable time, but that he found frustrating and debilitating.  
October 22, 2012
H. William Rice considers why some good candidates don't connect with those interviewing them, and how to improve your chances of impressing the search committee.

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