When Even Small Debts Pose Big Problems

The borrowers who are in the most trouble are the ones who took out the least.

How To Do Money Before, During & After Grad School

Minimize teaching. Academia functions by exploiting low wage workers to teach undergraduates. That’s you.

“Should I Go To Grad School?” vs “MFA vs NYC”

Jessica: Also, delicious. So, we’re coming at this anthology from perspectives that are similar — we both asked, “Should I go to grad school?” and said, “Yes!” — and different: your graduate work is in academia, and mine was an arts MA. This anthology read (to me, at least) to be focused more on academic graduate programs — PhDs — than a similar anthology that came out in February, n+1‘s MFA vs. NYC. But the publication of both of these anthologies in such a short time span begs the question: why now?

The Briny Business of Academia