Grad School Essentials: A Crash Course in Scholarly Skills by Zachary ShoreGrad School Essentials: A Crash Course in Scholarly Skills by Zachary Shore

Grad School Essentials: A Crash Course in Scholarly Skills

byZachary Shore

Paperback | January 5, 2016

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What's the hardest part of grad school? It's not simply that the workload is heavy and the demands are high. It's that too many students lack efficient methods to let them do their best. Professor Zachary Shore aims to change this. With humorous, lively prose, Professor Shore teaches you to master the five most crucial skills you need to succeed: how to read, write, speak, act, and research at a higher level. Each chapter in this no-nonsense guide outlines a unique approach to acquiring a skill and then demonstrates how to enhance it. Through these concrete, practical methods, Grad School Essentials will save you time, elevate the quality of your work, and help you to earn the degree you seek.
Zachary Shore is Associate Professor of History at the Naval Postgraduate School and Senior Fellow at the Institute of European Studies, University of California, Berkeley. He is the winner of Harvard’s Derek Bok award for teaching excellence and the author of four previous books. He can be reached at
Title:Grad School Essentials: A Crash Course in Scholarly SkillsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:January 5, 2016Publisher:University of California PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0520288300

ISBN - 13:9780520288300

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Skills You Need
1. How to Read, Part I: Dissecting a Text
2. How to Read, Part II: Critiquing a Text
3. How to Write
4. How to Speak
5. How to Act
6. How to Research