03 avril 2019

You Better Check Yourself

Shining a soft light inward to assess where you are and where you could be. More...

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Rally Your Resources

Getting your resources in order as you prepare to start working on your dissertation. More...

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The Lesson of the Difficult Professor

Figuring out your professor's expectations early in a course can often save you time, stress, and anxiety later on. More...

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Putting on Brakes This Spring Break

Make the most of your academic intermission whether you decide to be hyper-productive or to give your research studies a rest. More...

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The Post-Defense Slump

Finishing your degree is amazing! But it isn't going to be exactly what you thought it would be. More...

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Asking the Right Questions

By Matt Reed. The new study of the humanities at community colleges.
One full-time professor teaches five sections of twenty-five students each. 
Two adjunct professors teach one class each, also with twenty-five students per section. More...

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What College Activists Can Learn From Hamilton

By Eboo Patel. Hamilton went from revolutionary college student to nation-builder. Does his example hold lessons for today’s student activists. More...

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Consumer Tip

By Matt Reed. A couple of days ago I had a conversation with someone who knows higher education well. She asked about things that parents of prospective community college students should know. More...

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Going Off-Script

By Matt Reed. Some of my favorite moments in teaching came when students went off-script. I’d ask a question expecting either a particular answer or an answer within a fairly predictable range, and the response would be so far removed from anything I expected that I’d have to improvise. More...

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More Like This, Please

By Matt Reed. Press stories about college closures are becoming common enough to form a genre. As with any genre, certain conventions have emerged. There’s the profile of the struggling student, the synopsis of recent questionable decisions by institution leaders, and the reference to local demographics. More...

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