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

Updated: Apr 1

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.

If you prefer captions, a fully captioned version of this clip is available here:

Additional Resources:

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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