A Doctor By Any Other Name

What’s in a name?  If person says they are a “doctor” does that mean they actually have a medical degree or a just a PhD?  Context can’t always argue the right decision, and sometimes you have to actually ask, “Are you a ‘doctor’ doctor or just a ‘doctor of philosophy?'”

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No Teaching for Drunken Pirate

You may remember the strange case of a student teacher that posted an image on her MySpace page as a drunken pirate.  She lost her teaching internship and a chance to finish her undergraduate degree.

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PhD Grade Inflation

Is grade inflation really a problem at the PhD level? Isn’t the assumption at the graduate level that each student should be expected to do “A” grade work?

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