Dinuka Gunaratne and Punita Lamb|Posted on February 06, 2023
Well-being and success in PhD programs are deeply tied to socialization within academic, professional, and personal spaces. The social aspects can be challenging to navigate, But establishing strong relationships with supportive individuals can help.
Rebecca Schuman (Chronicle of Higher Education, January 26, 2023)|Posted on January 26, 2023
We all do this. We want so desperately to be done with a project that we set a “strict!” deadline that we’ve convinced ourselves is reasonable. When we fail to meet said deadline, we blame our own work ethic rather than the real culprit...
Elizabeth Gritter, Ph.D. , Visiting Scholar, UNC-Chapel Hill History Department (St. Cloud State U., 2012)|Posted on December 13, 2022
Time. How easy it is to waste time, procrastinate, and be inefficient. Yet, one could say we make the most of life by how we make the most of time. When it comes to dissertation writing, it is important to manage time effectively.
Kate Stuart (Inside Higher Education, November 28, 2022)|Posted on November 29, 2022
There is a drawer in your kitchen or bedroom that is a catch-all for anything and everything. The junk drawer CV is a magical document: easily accessible and tucked away in your storage drive where you record high points and low points.
Jacquelyn Elias (Chronicle of Higher Education, November 16, 2022)|Posted on November 29, 2022
A sea change has overtaken higher education: Over 800 institutions shifted to test-optional policies between the fall 2019 and fall 2021 admissions cycles, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Education.
(Elizabeth Wardle, InsideHigherEd, September 28, 2022) For many people, writing is painful. The idea of writing is painful. Their memories of being taught to write in school are painful. Writing is something other…
David F. Labaree (InsideHigherEducation, October 1, 2022)|Posted on October 11, 2022
Being a graceful writer can become part of your academic brand, as a scholar who pleases the eye and the ear as well as the mind of the reader. But the biggest payoff is for you as writer: the feeling of producing a sentence that sings.