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The importance of advising for first-generation students (essay)

If we want college to work for everyone -- especially students on the margins -- we have to advise those who are most vulnerable, writes Wendy M. Christensen.

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Advice for making the grad school experience a happy one (essay)

Luck may have played a role in Angela Heetderks’s positive experiences in grad school, but she also managed to cultivate happiness through trial and (a great deal of) error.

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Advising graduate students who are interested in an M.A., not a Ph.D. (essay)

Faculty members and administrators tend to forget that, for most undergraduates, grad school doesn’t mean a doctorate, writes J. H. Pearl.

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The experiences of being a Latina/o in higher education (essay)

Latinas/os are racialized in ways that mark us as people of color, writes Salvador Vidal-Ortiz, yet our experience is trivialized as ethnic, not racial.

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Insights for being a woman leader in academe (essay)

Bette L. Bottoms provides advice for women who are interested in senior administrative positions in academe.

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Advice for avoiding conflict through emails (essay)

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Engaging in conflict via email rarely results in a good resolution, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore, who offers advice on how to avoid it.

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Advice for writing thoughtful rejection letters (essay)

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A rejection letter is often the last impression an institution leaves on the job candidate, writes Maria Shine Stewart. so why not make it a good one?

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The importance of knowing the competencies that employers seek (essay)

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Graduate students and postdocs should understand the importance of being able to communicate about their competencies to prospective employers during their job search, writes Joseph Barber.

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The benefits of group work for professors (essay)

You may secretly -- or not so secretly -- steer clear of collaborative projects, but Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder highlights four key benefits.

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The upside of not getting tenure (essay)

Once Roberto Abadie came to the realization that he wouldn't get tenure, he began to see the upside.

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