For today's post I direct you to my latest Chronicle column, entitled “Graduate School Is A Means To A Job.” It is an expanded edition of the post I published about two weeks ago, “Dr. Karen's Rules of Graduate School.” As I said in that post, too … [Read more...] about Graduate School Is Not Your Job.
Is graduate school a good choice
William Pannapacker has published, over the last several years, a number of widely influential pieces in the Chronicle of Higher Education and, this past week, in Slate, criticizing the ethics and economics of graduate programs in the humanities. His … [Read more...] about Humanities Graduate School: Go? Don’t Go? What’s a Would-Be Ph.D. To Do?