My Dear Friend, I’m writing this to let you know that I’m selling my Master’s Degree in English Literature. It has never been used and remains in exceptional, out-of-the-box condition. So what will this piece of paper do for you? I say this with absolute sincerity, purchase my MA from me and your life will […]
Jessica recently wrote to me and shared her story of quitting her PhD and finding career happiness outside of academia. This is a guest post by her. I found her story very interesting and realized that I need to allow myself her 4th permission at least a few times per week. It’s hard to […]
Over the last few months, I’ve been unhappy with my skill development. I have lots of interests and passions. And while I work around 50 hours a week and have a satisfying career, I always have that nagging feeling of things I’m not accomplishing. For example, there is a course I really want […]
1. This book to help you to not be intimidated by business majors. 2. This career book. 3. This article to help you understand how to sell your liberal arts degree to employers. 4. This basic tutorial to help you learn a bit of Excel. Not knowing Excel in the non-academic world is like not knowing how to […]
The word Entrepreneur. It probably makes many academics shake. I was always attracted to an academic career because of lifelong job security, quiet campus hallways, and a comfortable cheque appearing magically every month. This interview offers advice from a PhD who left the security of tenure and launched her own successful business.
On grad school admissions websites, they lie. They tell you how long it takes to complete the degree–Master’s degree one to two years; PhD, four to five years–but they never talk about the years of career limbo after you graduate. For me, the longest year of career limbo was after I finished my Master’s degree […]
Looking for jobs for English majors? This is an interview about how to become an editor with Benjamin Lukoff, a former Music Editor at Amazon.com and published author. We talk about how to get your first editing job and discuss some ways that Ph.D.’s, M.A.’s and other English majors can get jobs in editing.