In one of the worst academic job markets in history, many of us have been compelled to rethink our plans for […]
Writing can be such an isolating task, whose very isolation may deter us from starting or progressing toward our goals. The […]
Living on a grad student stipend is tough, but we often make it harder on ourselves if we don’t know where […]
Excited, confident, optimistic, stressed out, anxious, terrified… How you feel going into your job interview greatly depends on your preparation. Put […]
I have always been frustrated by my glacial reading pace and thought it was just something I’d have to live with. […]
What do you do when experiences during (and possibly related to) grad school paralyze you with fear or other strong emotions? […]
“Piled Higher and Deeper” by Jorge Cham, www.phdcomics.com. Used with permission.
Maybe you […]
“Skill is the result of deliberate, consistent practice. And in early stage practice, quantity and speed trump absolute […]
In our crazy, everyday graduate student and “real” lives, how does one keep up with broader academic, discipline-specific, and tech trends? Should we […]
If you’re new to the scholarly digital environment, including the digital humanities or if you’re just […]
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