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Taylor Petrey is Tenured: What does This Mean for LDS Scholars of Religion?
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May 04, 2012
Tips on Applying: Spotlight on the Catholic University of America
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July 25, 2011
Tips on Applying to Tenure Track Positions in Religious Studies, Part I: Important Resources
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July 20, 2011
Tips on Applying: Spotlight on Duke
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Tips on Applying to Grad Programs in Religious Studies, Part IX: The Writing Sample
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July 10, 2011
Tips on Applying to Grad Programs in Religious Studies, Part VIII: MA or PhD
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PhD Language Exam Exhaustion or Why I Am Looking Forward to Comprehensive Exams
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July 21, 2010
Tips on landing a job in religion, #2
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Tips on landing a job in religion, #1
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Tips on Applying: Spotlight on Edinburgh
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Tips on Applying to Grad Programs in Religious Studies, Part VII: Placement
As much as graduate school offers up the chance for one to delve deeply into...
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August 26, 2009
Tips on Applying: Spotlight on UCSB
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Tips on Applying to Grad Programs in Religious Studies (Part VI): Funding
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December 09, 2008
Tips on Applying: Spotlight on Harvard Divinity School
This spotlight is on Harvard Divinity School, and comes from Michael I., an alumnus and...
December 08, 2008
Tips on Applying to Grad Programs in Religious Studies: GRE (Part V)
In this post I would like to discuss one of the most time consuming, yet...
December 05, 2008
Tips on Applying: Spotlight on the University of North Carolina
Matthew Grey, a PhD student in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of...
December 04, 2008
Applying to Graduate Programs, (part iv): Language Study
Language study is unavoidable in these fields. I once heard Jerome Murphy O'Connor state that...
December 03, 2008
Tips on Applying for Grad Programs in Religious Studies (Pt III)
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December 01, 2008
Tips on Applying: Spotlight on Yale Divinity School
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November 30, 2008
Tips on Applying to Grad Programs in Religious Studies (Pt. II)
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