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Frantic? Stressed? Overwhelmed? Rena Seltzer recommends five ways that women in academe can avoid being pulled in too many directions.

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June 10, 2011
If you're thinking about doing work in a non-academic setting, style matters -- but there's no need to be intimidated, Jessica Quillin writes.
June 8, 2011
Stephen C. Stearns outlines writing issues facing those in doctoral programs.
June 6, 2011
Stephen C. Stearns offers advice on taking charge of a doctoral program.
June 3, 2011
One common source of anxiety for graduate students arises from not knowing how to address the faculty within their graduate program. What is polite and respectful? But not obsequious or sycophantic? It’s a tough call, particularly if you are new to your graduate program. How individual faculty members prefer to be addressed depends upon two variables: institutional culture and the faculty member’s personal preference.
June 1, 2011
Douglas Natelson suggests approaches in the physical sciences.


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