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hey mr. teacher... How (NOT!) to Email Your Professor

Updated: Aug 11, 2022

These days, digital communication is baked into the college experience, but it can feel weird to draft those first emails. Hands hovering over the keyboard, you probably wonder: Do your professors even know who you are? What do you call them in an email? When will they get back to you? Dr. K demystifies professional emailing in this week's Academic Lifehack tutorial.

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A template email (with rationale for each piece) from Dr. Laura Portwood-Stacer

More sound emailing advice from the magazine Inside Higher Ed

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