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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.

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April 30, 2012
Hester Blum read 740 essays in a year from people seeking positions or grants. She explains how some people impress, and how seemingly small slips doom others' chances.
April 27, 2012
With Maria Shine Stewart out of pocket, a guest author offers an alternative point of view on kindness. Me first!
April 25, 2012
Women are excelling in senior posts at universities, writes Sue V. Rosser, but researchers who leave the faculty ranks before becoming full professors may limit their careers.
April 23, 2012
Young academics need to learn when to share information and when not to, writes Nate Kreuter.
April 20, 2012
Tom Delahunt offers advice on how admissions officers – and faculty members -- can help their institutions make a good impression on would-be students.

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