Asking for a friend. What one book would you recommend for a college aged son who has specifically requested a book "to learn about something"? He's a really great kid who has really matured a lot in the past year - business major, likes sports. Open to all suggestions!
Recommendation Letters filter: grad school in MPH and no academic references? Snowflakes within. [more inside]
How should I approach my professors for recommendation/reference letters for a job that doesn't yet exist? [more inside]
I am currently a visiting professor at a liberal arts college. Our department is conducting a search for a tenure track position which I intend to apply for. I need letters of recommendation which address my teaching abilities. The people most qualified to write these letters are my colleagues that are on the search committee. Is it appropriate or inappropriate to ask them to write letters of recommendation for this position?
How do I get to know my professors better (without coming off as a brown noser)? [more inside]