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.
Also in our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: how to write a second book when you have a heavy teaching load, and tips on getting students to read.
You have to finish. And you have to teach. Here’s how to find the right balance.
In choosing my committee chair, I made the best worst decision of my academic career.
How to take care of your psychological needs as you search for a faculty job.
Graduate school is an exercise in people not telling you things.
When the subject is change, who gets to be in the conversation?
How to get a part-time teaching job at a community college, while you earn a Ph.D.
As doctoral students, we privately struggle with anxieties that turn out to be all too commonly shared.