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Graduate Students: Readings about Graduate Studies

Read These!

What I Tell My Graduate Students is taken from the column, Managing Your Career, published in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

A great book:

Writing your dissertation in fifteen minutes a day : a guide to starting, revising, and finishing your doctoral thesis by  Joan Bolker.

The Professor is In by Karen Kelsey.

Offers career guidance to Ph.D. degree holders, addressing such issues as publishing, interviews, CVs, cultivating references, avoiding career path mistakes, and transitioning to non-academic work.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Recommended Reading

Subscribe to the Chronicle of Higher Education's Column on Grad Students. The subscription link is:


Blogs from the Chronicle are listed here: http://chronicle.com/section/Blogs/164/

And by seaching the Chronicle for "Managing Your Career," you will find more blogs and articles that may be of interest.


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