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What do I put on my CV for the person who is writing me a recommendation to grad school?

What goes on an academic CV, especially when one doesn't exactly have a huge academic history to draw from? [more inside]
posted by Scientist on Oct 11, 2012 - 7 answers

We don't need no thought control...

I'm going to college! (fo' realz this time, yo). So, what should I study? (or, How do I learn to stop worrying I won't get to do everything and love just one subject?) [more inside]
posted by Seiten Taisei on Feb 9, 2012 - 19 answers

Could you lend me hand with this chip on my shoulder?

It's recently come to my attention that I am embarrassed about the school I went to for my undergraduate degree. [more inside]
posted by northxnorthwest on May 10, 2011 - 56 answers

Is it worth it to drop my work in favor of school?

Should I quit my job in order to better focus on my academics? [more inside]
posted by Scientist on Oct 4, 2010 - 4 answers

What is the good of being a genius if you cannot use it as an excuse for being unemployed?

I became unemployed in February of this year, and I am currently receiving the maximum weekly unemployment benefits from the state of West Virginia. I think I can attend university full-time while drawing unemployment, but I need your help finding specific laws, policies, etc. about this. All I can find is very vague information. [more inside]
posted by teatime on May 17, 2010 - 5 answers

How best can I garner support for my beleaguered UK academic department?

How best can I garner support for my beleaguered UK academic department? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 12, 2010 - 4 answers

Help a college drop-out convince universities to let her return

I've achieved the passion and motivation to go to college that I never had when I was actually attending, so now, at 24, I want to go back. But my post-high school academic career is just miserable. What's the best route for me to return to a good college without breaking the bank? [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Jan 8, 2010 - 2 answers

For those of us who didn't go to Harvard. . .

Are there any sites or blogs dedicated to pointing out great courses and lectures not to be missed on iTunes U? [more inside]
posted by Ndwright on Sep 27, 2009 - 1 answer

Who studies the university?

Are there any academics who specialize in criticizing/studying academia? What are their names? [more inside]
posted by Dr. Send on Feb 25, 2009 - 27 answers

How do you get to be their favourite teacher?

Calling all academics: What advice can you offer a first-time university lecturer in terms of preparation, presentation, and holding student interest? [more inside]
posted by szechuan on Oct 6, 2005 - 37 answers

Dealing with College Expulsion

What happens when a person is expelled from a college for academic misconduct (not me)? Can they transfer at all? Does that show up on your transcript? Does it go on your permanent record? How does a person recover from that? Any insight appreciated.
posted by pissfactory on Apr 7, 2004 - 8 answers

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