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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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September 7, 2012
For all the attention paid these days to retention and graduation, we pay so little to how teaching practices in the classroom can help nontraditional students. In the first of two essays, Mike Rose offers some guidance.
September 5, 2012
Graduate students and new faculty members need to know more about how compensation works, writes Nate Kreuter.
August 31, 2012
Kinder campuses may be altruistic, but save a little of that kindness for yourself, writes Maria Shine Stewart. There are times you need to be your own best colleague.
August 29, 2012
To earn the ultimate academic job security, think about your profession's standards, and don't think too big, writes Steve Saideman.
August 27, 2012
Patrick Sanaghan outlines the five characteristics that distinguish exceptional leaders from the so-so.

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