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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 9, 2013
This key job requires clear focus and a willingness to take on tough issues, writes Martin H. Krieger.
September 6, 2013
Having shadowed numerous college presidents and other senior officials, Michael J. Zeig offers advice for up-and-comers on key traits of effective leaders.
September 4, 2013
New professors need to learn how much they will be expected to be visibly in offices (or labs), and the unofficial answers may be as important as anything in the handbook, writes Nate Kreuter.
August 30, 2013
Whether it's your first time in the classroom, or you're just looking for new ways to reach the bleary-eyed or disengaged, Matt Eventoff offers tips for turning strangers into engaged students.
August 28, 2013
Pamela Oliver shares advice for those starting their first semester as assistant professors.  

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