Hello prospective grad student. Come in under the shadow of this red rock.
A writing group is automatically subversive — a parallel universe outside of the isolation of academic culture.
How to “manage up” and get what you need from your graduate supervisor.
How the doctoral-application process itself prepares students for the nature of academic life.
Five Necessary Books to Read about American Colleges and Universities
A look at two apps that can help graduate students set aside a little money and control their spending.
Five Books to Read After Submitting Your Dissertation
Turns out, not much happens to graduate students who flunk the pedagogical seminar.
The best peer mentor I ever had was someone I barely knew.
How can you, as a new graduate student, start out on the right foot with your primary mentor?
Five easy steps you can take in graduate school to prepare for an alt-ac job search.
Aside from the cost, the chief advantage of living on campus as a graduate student was also the chief disadvantage.
What an Everest climber taught me about surviving the post-Ph.D. blues.
Part 1 in a series on how to pick the professor who will guide your dissertation.
Also in our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: when to start writing your dissertation, and applicants uploading their own recommendation letters.