Who are you writing for? One of the most basic pieces of advice for writers is ‘know your audience’. Unfortunately, I often find that people write their grant applications for a completely amorphous audience like ‘the government’ or ‘the Department of [Whoever is Funding the Grant]’. That’s just not true. Your grant application will be […] … learn more→
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Sharpen up your application
Could a tweet or a text increase college enrollment or student achievement?
Can a few text messages, a timely email or a letter increase college enrollment and student achievement? Such “nudges,” designed carefully using behavioral economics, can be effective. But when do they work – and when not? Barriers to success Consider students who have just graduated high school intending to enroll in college. Even among those […] … learn more→
\”Nobody wants to hire weirdos\”
As luck would have it, almost immediately after I wrote this post arguing that we should commit ourselves in our actions to making the discipline just a little bit better for those around us–in ways large and small–I came across a comment over at the Smoker that bummed me out. The comment reads: First, I\’d […] … learn more→