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To stand out, a cover letter must be outstanding: smart, engaging, concrete, detailed and polished to perfection. Melissa Dennihy gives pointers on how to do that.

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January 16, 2013
Eliza Woolf wonders what to make of students who seem disengaged from class and then give her great evaluations.
January 14, 2013
Graduate students en route to Ph.D.s can simultaneously prepare themselves for well-paying non-faculty jobs in higher education, write Brenda Bethman and C. Shaun Longstreet.
January 11, 2013
Katherine Haley on how colleges can ensure that faculty members and trustees work together effectively on presidential search committees.
January 9, 2013
Even if you aren't asking the questions, you can guide the conversation, writes Katherine Ellison.
January 7, 2013
When a father is the one balancing work and family duties, not everyone in academe is supportive or even understands, writes Matt Fotis.

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