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Tips for Emailing Your Professors – From a Professor!

In recent years, one of the most common things I’m asked about by students is email. Specifically, how to email your professors. When I first started getting this, I was a little confused by it - until I realized that we’re at the point where none of our traditional students remember a world without IM… Continue reading Tips for Emailing Your Professors – From a Professor!

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12 Tips for Adjusting to College from a Student Turned Professor

This year marks my 7th year teaching college. It’s an absolutely CRAZY thing for me to think about, since it seriously just feels like yesterday that I was receiving my MA. But time marches ever forward, and with seven years of teaching under my belt, in addition to the five years I spent in higher… Continue reading 12 Tips for Adjusting to College from a Student Turned Professor

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Back to School Week: Common Faux Pas When Communicating With Professors

So, funny story. I’ve literally been agonizing over this post for a year and a half. I had originally intended it to be part of back to school week LAST year, but ended up chickening out of posting it. Why? Because it seems like a fairly good topic, and probably (hopefully) contains sound advice... Well,… Continue reading Back to School Week: Common Faux Pas When Communicating With Professors

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Let’s Talk About Finances…

I apologize for the quietness around here, but last week I got some bad news handed down to me that I’ve been busy trying to process, and I’ve been trying to figure out how best to address it on here. My finances and the required frugality have always been an issue I planned to talk… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Finances…