Find Good Resources

As you are building your support through your graduate program, collect good resources and use them as needed. The way ahead can be...

The Academic Cover Letter

I tell the master's students in the student affairs program that they are unlikely to find anyone as good at cover letters as I am. I...

Mystery Solved

I love this comic. I have seen it online several times. I am not sure of the original source or I'd give credit. Suffice to say, I...

Language Matters

This week I wanted to share a recent and important story. Roxana Quispe Collantes recently wrote her entire dissertation in Quechua - the...

I write to discover what I know.

The title of this entry is a Flannery O'Connor quote. She is one of my favorite writers, however I have to read her in small doses...

Writer's Block

These are some great suggestions. Sometimes I find myself stuck and instead of leaving and coming back to the writing, I just sit. Rarely...