How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome (Chronicle of Higher Ed)

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Pathologized for a reason, “impostor syndrome” runs thick in the veins of academics, from newly arrived graduate students to those nearing retirement (yes, really). It seems to be such a deep part of the ecosystem of the academy that it …

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Career Tips for First-Generation Grad Students

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Helen Pho, a first-generation grad student herself, offers six key pieces of advice in this article that is part of the Carpe Careers series in Inside Higher Ed.

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Self-Reflection and Assessment: Taking the Time to Learn about YOU

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This often-neglected step shouldn’t just be something you do during a job search or career change. It’s important to check in with yourself every few years as you navigate your professional life. What motivates and energizes you in your work? …

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Find a Great Job with an ACP Mentor

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American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a nationwide non-profit connecting transitioning veterans to experienced professionals for free, one-on-one yearlong mentorships. ACP’s free Mentoring Program connects post-9/11 veterans, active duty spouses and eligible military spouses (Protégés) with corporate professionals (Mentors) for customized …

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Feel Like A Fraud? American Psychological Association

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You’re not alone. Many graduate students question whether they are prepared to do the work they do. Here’s how to overcome that feeling and recognize your strengths. Read advice from the American Psychological Association.

 

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