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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 28, 2016
Many activist professors are stretched thin from attending protests, leading campus conversations, helping students while also processing their own emotions and dealing with the general weight of the current political moment. Kerry Ann Rockquemore gives advice on how to support such colleagues on your campus.
September 27, 2016
Everything changed when my best friend immediately found tenure-track employment while I struggled to finish a dissertation that seemed increasingly like a waste of time, writes Patricia Grisafi.
September 26, 2016
Is it acceptable to be our “authentic selves” in a job search? Paula Di Rita Wishart gives some advice.
September 23, 2016
Faculty member Betsy Lucal now strongly urges any student who will listen to reconsider their plans to earn a Ph.D.
September 22, 2016
In a hypothetical case study, Barbara McFadden Allen, Robin Kaler and Ruth Watkins give advice to leaders who have to reconsider the directions in which they are heading.

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