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Ph.D. Qualifying exams: what they do and do not mean

My youngest son went to a very progressive public kindergarten in Houston, La Escuela Rice, that was supposed to be highly technological, multi-grade, and bilingual in Spanish. This school also had a special grading system that did not have letter … Continue reading

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Tips for job applicants: describe your contribution on multi-author papers

As I read through the second pass on our over 200 job applicants, I wonder who did what on the multi-author papers. Most people just leave me wondering, but every now and then someone will specify, in italics, under the … Continue reading

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