How to Write an Email to a Potential Ph.D. Advisor/Professor

***Please note that I no longer respond to comments/questions to this post!  Please see our  Grad School Application Guidance Package, plus some individualized services, below the post*** One of the most common points of confusion among undergraduates and new graduate … Continue reading

How-To(sday): How to Write a Paper or Conference Proposal Abstract

(Tuesday Post Category: Strategizing Your Success in Academia) Tuesdays I will occasionally feature “How-To(sday)” posts,  short  guides to certain genres of academic writing.  I’m happy to take requests for these. Just email me at gettenure@gmail.com. Today we look at the … Continue reading

Dr. Karen’s Foolproof Grant Template

An expanded and updated version of this post can now be found in Chapter  51 of my new book, The Professor Is In: The Essential Guide to Turning Your Ph.D. Into a Job. I am keeping a shortened version here, … Continue reading