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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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December 2, 2016
Shannon Craigo-Snell suggests ways that scholars, especially marginalized ones, can solicit strong letters of recommendation.
December 2, 2016
Faculty members often seem to lack insight into how to write strong letters on their students’ behalf, writes Manya Whitaker, who offers 10 guidelines for improvement.
December 1, 2016
Students should be encouraged to think in terms of hypotheses rather than theses, and research questions or problems rather than their putative solutions when it comes to dissertation proposals, argues Heather Dubrow.
November 30, 2016
And given that, Judith S. White asks, can our work as senior leaders in higher education be the same?
November 29, 2016
Irina Eremia Bragin describes why and how she encourages student to write essays that entertain, engage and elevate.

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