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How to Hope in Graduate School

Kyle Sebastian Vitale,

As doctoral students, we privately struggle with anxieties that turn out to be all too commonly shared.
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Say Nothing or Say No?

Kristen Ghodsee,

Are women judged more harshly for saying no than their male colleagues?
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When You Are the Weakest Link

Allison M. Vaillancourt,

It is always better to be the one who leaves voluntarily than the one whom everyone has to work around.
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Failing to Dare Greatly

Rachel Toor,

Is it only the tenured who have the freedom to take risks anymore in scholarly writing?
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No, I Am Not Pregnant

Emily Van Duyne,

Why women in academe feel our bodies are "always under watch."
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Campus Visits for Newbies

Karen Kelsky,

If the interview process for a tenure-track job sounds grueling, that’s because it absolutely is.
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We're All Failures

Seven scholars reflect on what they learned from their many brushes with defeat.
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Email Lessons for Faculty

Natalie Tindall,

Browbeat your students all you want about being professional on email, but follow your own advice.
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The Top 5 Faculty Morale Killers

Rob Jenkins,

A good midlevel manager can make all the difference in determining whether faculty life is satisfying or unbearable.
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Start Planning Now For Next Semester

David Gooblar,

You can’t build on the successes you achieved this semester if, by the time fall rolls around, you forgot how you achieved them.
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The Men Who Email Me

Kelly J. Baker,

Online harassment is a problem for women who write about anything.
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How Do You Get Hired by a SLAC?

Karen Kelsky,

Job seekers find plenty of advice on applying to research universities but not so much about how to get hired at liberal-art colleges.
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Look for the Exceptions

David Gooblar,

In the process of correcting students’ mistakes, don’t forget to focus some attention on what they’re doing well.
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Avoiding a Damaging Letter

Karen Kelsky,

A Ph.D. candidate worries about being sabotaged on the job market by a difficult adviser.

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