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Dec 17, 2009 Rebecca rated it liked it
Recommends it for: linguistics grad students or grad students in general
Although this book focuses heavily on PhD students (dissertations, defending, finding an academic job, and the "publish or perish" phenomenon experienced by faculty), I still found it quite useful as a general guide to the academic conventions of linguistics research and to a few universal facts about grad school in general. This book also has a wealth of print and web resources listed throughout. The best aspect of this book is the author's realistic (sometimes even blunt) tone -- she certainly ...more