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  • The Professor Is In

  • The Essential Guide to Turning Your PhD into a Job
  • By: Karen Kelsky
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Wiley
  • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
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Each year tens of thousands of students will, after years of hard work and enormous amounts of money, earn their PhDs. And each year only a small percentage of them will land jobs that justify and reward their investments. For every comfortably tenured professor or well-paid former academic, there are countless underpaid and overworked adjuncts and many more who simply give up in frustration. Karen Kelsky has made it her mission to help job seekers join the select few who get the most out of their PhDs.

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  • By Mallory Whiteduck on 04-13-18

Helpful overall

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Reviewed: 01-04-19

Helpful, but somewhat discouraging and at times offensive.
The author harps on poor application writing to the point of mockery rather than helpful criticism.