Apps & Other Methods for Organizing Your Academic Life
It’s the beginning of a new academic year, and a new set of graduate students are learning about all that will be expected of them as they earn their degrees. (more…)
Timeliness in Academia: Email, Deadlines, Meetings, etc.
There are a bunch of things that people in the course of their normal work lives have to do in a timely fashion in order to stay in good standing in their jobs, but about which there is, let’s say, greater variation in academia. This observation was prompted by a query from Tom Donaldson, received in the Daily Nous inbox a, er, couple of weeks ago: (more…)
Grad Programs, Don’t Jump the Gun
I’ve been asked to remind folks that graduate programs are not supposed to be asking their prospective students to respond to admissions and financial support offers before April 15th. There are reports of at least one violation of this practice.
Recall that the practice is the product of a resolution by the Council of Graduate Studies. The resolution includes th..