Grad Skool Rulz: Everything You Need to Know about Academia from Admissions to Tenure

Rated 5.00/5 based on 6 reviews
Get the inside scoop on graduate school and the tenure track. This no-nonsense guide gives you blunt advice about everything from admissions to dissertations to getting tenure. Filled with concrete strategies for surviving graduate school while keeping your sanity. More

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Bernard Forgues reviewed on Sep. 5, 2012

Extremely helpful. I have advised all our PhD students to get a copy. It's valuable beyond the US system (we're in Europe), and beyond Sociology (we're in Management).
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)
Nicola Pocock reviewed on July 25, 2012
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I am so glad I read this before starting graduate school. Chock full of advice for the aspiring academic. I have already bought copies for friends considering the same path. Highly recommended!
(reviewed 80 days after purchase)
Howell reviewed on July 15, 2012

A well explained and written overview of academia that is helpful for anyone in or considering a profession in academia. A great sociological analysis of the process. Well worth one's time.
(reviewed 21 days after purchase)
Cathrin Gordon reviewed on March 28, 2012

I start grad school this summer and this book is the most valuable resource!! It's really helping me fill in the blanks as far as what to expect, answering every question, and guiding me through the murky waters of academia. I have been passing info about this book (and website) on so my friends can buy it; Thank you Fabio and Smashwords!
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)
Mal'akhim Mal'akhim reviewed on March 25, 2012

Wish I had this information at the beginning of my grad career!
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Mal'akhim Mal'akhim reviewed on March 25, 2012
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Awesome information - I wish I had it 4 years ago...glad to have it now!
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)
Jiannbin Shiao reviewed on Feb. 14, 2012

This book is an excellent representation of the mainstream in professional sociology. It's especially valuable for my advisees, as our department is a historically critical/activist one. I wish I'd had it when I was in graduate school.
(reviewed 4 months after purchase)
pauli alin reviewed on Dec. 28, 2011
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Useful book for grad students and undergrad students who think about grad school. At $2 excellent value.
(reviewed 26 days after purchase)
Brad Taylor reviewed on Nov. 6, 2011

A genuinely helpful book.
(reviewed 21 days after purchase)
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