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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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July 12, 2013
Greg Santore discusses the changing role of the sports CEO and what colleges should be looking for when they hire for the important job.
July 10, 2013
Instructors should take plagiarism seriously, writes Nate Kreuter. But they shouldn't rush to assume students are doing it -- nor should they obsess about it.
July 8, 2013
Don't take it personally when a journal or publisher rejects your submission, writes Brian Martin. It's all part of the process.
July 3, 2013
Patrick Sanaghan and Mary Hinton consider how colleges can gain the most from an important -- and potentially difficult -- process.
July 1, 2013
Boxer, minister, police officer, psychologist, Nobel laureate: K. Johnson Bowles considers the traits and expectations campuses hold for their leaders.  

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