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It requires a lot of forethought, as well as the use of skills that can be practiced and honed, advises Melissa Dennihy.

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July 13, 2009
In Part 2 of a series, Kevin Brown offers advice about how to get a teaching job at a private secondary school.
July 10, 2009
With college instructor jobs harder to come by, Kevin Brown lays out the advantages (and drawbacks) of working at independent secondary schools.
July 8, 2009
A mid-level administrator is frustrated by a lack of support and C.K. Gunsalus sees all kinds of potential problems.
July 6, 2009
A long-time adjunct evaluates non-tenure-track jobs based in part on how much control you have over the curriculum -- and explains why the issue is crucial.
July 1, 2009
I’m writing this column because: (1) I used to stare at a blank screen, and (2) I’d like to save you a modicum of misery while you are writing your dissertation. Truth be told, I don’t want to save you a modicum of misery. Rather, if you struggle with writing, I hope that you will learn to love writing (yes, this is possible!). If you already enjoy writing, I want you to increase your enjoyment and fluency.

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