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Working through major misfortunes rather than against them (essay)

Life can change drastically in an instant, but instead of struggling against a misfortune, one must to try to harness whatever it may have to offer, writes Margaret Meningioma.

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What to do with a bad third-year review (essay)

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It can be challenging to receive criticism, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore, but it can also provide an opportunity to discern the difference between how you believe things should be and how they actually are.

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The importance of a coherent public profile when on the academic job market (essay)

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For graduate students, the academic job market requires you to develop a coherent public profile that isn’t inscrutable to the people you’d like to work with, writes James M. Van Wyck.

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The sex-negativity mind-set in academe (essay)

The many interconnections of sexuality with life in and around universities should concern all of us, regardless of orientation, relationship status or gender identity, argues Jeana Jorgensen.

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Seven positive facets of working in academe (essay)

We can savor the good in our work in a number of ways, write Jennifer Lundquist and Joya Misra, who list seven distinct facets of academic life worth treasuring.

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How to lead people over whom you have no formal authority (essay)

How can you effectively lead people when you don't have formal authority over them? Elizabeth Suárez provides advice.

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A college president shares career lessons she has learned (essay)

Carmen Twillie Ambar shares five pieces of advice for senior women administrators in the academy.

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Advice for graduate students having difficulty finishing their dissertations (essay)

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Kerry Ann Rockquemore gives advice for getting past the three biggest obstacles to completion.

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Using marketing principles as a job seeker (essay)

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To do that, you have to have a product worth selling and know how to sell it to a particular segment of customers, advises Joseph Barber.

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The academy polices the gender presentation of scholars (essay)

I have graduate school to thank for the years of tension between my queer gender identity and the norms and expectations of academe, writes Eric Anthony Grollman.

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