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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 9, 2012
The daily writing routine that helped you win tenure may also be key to your post-tenure progress, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.
July 6, 2012
Feel like celebrating kindness? Come to the party and enjoy a piece of virtual cake as Maria Shine Stewart ponders the first fledgling year of this column.
July 2, 2012
Professors have different reactions to the process of getting tenure, and reflecting on the damage done and gains achieved will help you chart the path forward, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.
June 29, 2012
Inviting as a summer off from teaching looks, it can be an ideal time to redesign one's courses, writes Benjamin Rifkin, who lays out his strategy for doing so.
June 27, 2012
The life of the mind requires a healthy body, writes Nate Kreuter, and there are ways even for frugal graduate students to get medical care.

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