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Connecting with Others after Academic Failure

In this final post in this series, I address the role of connecting with others in my efforts to rebound from academic failure. Connecting Can Be Hard It isn't really a final step, but can be the most difficult for me. Even though I share a lot on this blog...

Determining My Purpose after Academic Failure

This is my fourth post in a series about rebounding from academic failure, where I determine my purpose. If you've read the previous posts (Post 1, Post 2, Post 3), you've probably noticed that there's a lot of overlap. Not only am I centering everything on three points of failure (job...

Re-Evaluation after Academic Failure

In this post, I re-evaluate my experiences with academic failure. Last week, I offered my thoughts on the importance of reflection, and how I've used reflection as a tool to help me rebound from academic failure. Like the previous posts, I'll center re-evaluation in the experiences of manuscript rejection, struggles...

Reflection on Rebounding from Academic Failure

In the first post of this series, I shared I that I was previously denied tenure. That experience brought on a lot of reflection. But, that's not the only experience with academic failure that's spurred reflection. I'll start with a failure that nearly every academic experiences: publication rejection. Here's why...

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