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Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.

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Genevieve Carlton holds a Ph.D. in history from Northwestern University and earned tenure as a history professor at the University of Louisville. An award-winning historian and writer, Genevieve has published multiple scholarly articles and a book with the University of Chicago Press. She currently works as a freelance writer and consultant.

Contributions

Blog
How to Stop Procrastinating in College: 7 Essential Tips
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 13, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Top 10 Colleges in Warm Places for Summer-Loving Students
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 13, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Second Chance Programs Increase Access to Higher Education
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 13, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
What Is Academic Probation and How Can You Avoid It?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 11, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Busting the 10 Biggest Myths About Grad School
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 9, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Education
How to Become a Teacher in Louisiana
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 9, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
Rivaling the SAT: A Brief History of the ACT and Why It Was Created
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 4, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
How to Avoid Plagiarism: A Professor’s Top 9 Tips
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 4, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Paralegal Graduate Certificate Programs
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 3, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: How to Succeed on a Group Project
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 2, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
How to Ask a Professor for Feedback: 7 Tips From an Actual Professor
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 29, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
What Is Plagiarism? And Why Is It So Bad?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 28, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
A Brief History of the SAT, America’s Most Popular College Entrance Exam
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 26, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: Is There Extra Credit in College?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 21, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
What Is an Accelerated Degree Program?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 20, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
How AANAPISIs Provide Support for AAPI Students
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 19, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Teacher in Wisconsin
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 14, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
How to Write a History Essay, According to a History Professor
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 13, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: What Is a University Writing Center and Should You Use It?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 12, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Teacher in Oregon
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 8, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: How Can You Boost Your Participation Grade?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 7, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: How Does Grading on a Curve Work?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 6, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
30+ Student Discounts to Take Advantage of Today
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 4, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
AP Language Classes: What Are They and Who Should Take Them?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 1, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
When Are AP Exams?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 1, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Why Was the AP Program Created? A History of AP Exams and Classes
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 30, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Teacher in Maryland
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 29, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: Should You Join a College Honor Society?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 29, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Teacher in Rhode Island
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 29, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Teacher in Kentucky
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 29, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: What to Do if You’re Failing a Class in College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 25, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Teacher in Oklahoma
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 24, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Teacher in Alaska
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 24, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
News
The 8 Voter Issues At Stake for Young Women in 2022
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 23, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Externship vs. Internship: How Do They Differ?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 18, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Teacher in Illinois
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 18, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
7 Alternatives to Grad School (Plus Tips on Choosing the Best Path for You)
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 17, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Certificate in Web Design and Development Programs
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 17, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
California
21 Exciting California Spring Break Trips for College Students
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 17, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Teacher in California
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 15, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
A Complete Overview of College Enrollment Deposits
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 12, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
Top 12 Need-Blind Colleges of 2022
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 11, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
Is AP Psychology Hard? A Complete 2022 Guide
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 10, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Texas
What Are the Best Texas Cities to Work In?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 9, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
Do You Need a Minor in College? Pros and Cons
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 9, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
What Is the Midyear Report for Colleges?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 9, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: Should You Take Time Off Before Grad School?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 9, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Texas
10 Degrees That Make Sense to Earn in Texas
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 7, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
United States
UC vs. CSU: How Do the Two University Systems Compare?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 7, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
Top 10 Colleges With the Best Financial Aid in 2022
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 7, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Bootcamp
How to Become a Project Manager
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 4, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Resource
Is AP World History Hard? A Complete 2022 Guide
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 3, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Associate in Web Development Programs
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 3, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
A History of Earth Day on College Campuses
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 2, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
11 Steps to Take After College Decision Day
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 28, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
10 Highest-Paying Bachelor’s Degrees
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 26, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
Courses You Can Take in College That Discuss Women’s History
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 25, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
We Need to Address the Gender Pay Gap for College Women
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 25, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
A Guide to Online Education by Grade Level
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 25, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
On the Basis of Sex: RBG’s Influence on Women’s History
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 24, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
7 Tips to Graduate College Within Four Years
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 22, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
Should You Change Your Major?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 18, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
11 Things Students Can Do While Waiting for College Admission Decisions
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 14, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Where 10 Super Bowl MVPs Went to College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 11, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Fellowship vs. Scholarship: What’s the Difference?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 11, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
11 Helpful Grants to Pay Off Student Loans
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 11, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Dependent vs. Independent Student: Which Are You?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 11, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
The 10 Best Colleges for Dating in 2022
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 11, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day on a Budget (Plus 10 Gift Ideas)
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 11, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
How to Pay Off Student Loans Fast: 9 Useful Hacks
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 10, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Forbearance vs. Deferment: What’s the Difference?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 10, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
What Is the Financial Aid Office?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 8, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
Career Guide for Women in Tech
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 8, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Men and Campus Sexual Assault
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 7, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Should You Take Time Off Between Jobs?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 4, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
7 Myths About College Professors and Why They’re Wrong
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 4, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: How to Join a Class That’s Already Full
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 4, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: How to Build Rapport With Your Professors
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 3, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: Should You Go Into Debt for Graduate School?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 3, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
5 Financial Planning Tips for Recent College Grads
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 1, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
The 7 Best Dating Apps for College Students in 2022
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 1, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
How to Build Credit in College: 7 Essential Tips for Students
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 31, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
How Does Student Loan Interest Work? A Complete Guide
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 28, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
9 Common Misconceptions About Paying for College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 28, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Taxation Programs
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 28, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
The 11 Best Study Tips for College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 21, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
What Should You Do If You Miss a College Application Deadline?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 18, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
What Is Peer Mentoring and How Does It Benefit Students?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 13, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
Can You Back Out of an Early Decision Offer?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 10, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Bootcamp
Why Aren’t Bootcamps Accredited?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 3, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
When Does Spring Semester Start? When Does It End?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
December 21, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Colleges and Top Online Universities 2022
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
December 20, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Can You Study Abroad Over Winter Break?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
December 15, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
13 Tips for Surviving Finals Week in College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
December 2, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: Should You Take Winter-Session Classes?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
December 2, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
California
2021 Best Colleges in California
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
December 1, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
The 25 Best Secret Santa Gift Ideas for Friends in 2021
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
November 24, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
California
The Best College Towns in California
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
November 10, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
The History of Tribal Colleges and Universities
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
November 9, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
Women In STEM
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
November 5, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: Should You Drop Out of College?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
November 4, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: How to Appeal a Grade in College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
November 3, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: How to Improve Your Grades in College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
October 26, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Lower-Division vs. Upper-Division Classes: How Do They Differ?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
October 25, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
The Public Ivies, Little Ivies, and Other Ivy League Equivalents
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
October 22, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
What Is Title IX and Why Does It Matter?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
October 18, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
News
How Title IX Impacts Women’s Equality in College Athletics
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
October 6, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: How to Study for a College Midterm Exam
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
October 5, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
A History of the Ivy League
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 30, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
How Many Colleges Should You Apply To?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D., Doug Wintemute
September 24, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Bootcamp
Best University Coding Bootcamps 2022
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 22, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
How “The Chair” Exposes the Truth About Women Faculty
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 10, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation for College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 8, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: Should You Drop a Class?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 7, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
What Is a Grant for College?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 25, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
What Is a Community College?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 25, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: How Many Credits Do You Need to Graduate College?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 25, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Adjunct Professor vs. Tenured Professor: How Do They Differ?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 10, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: When to Take a College Class Pass/Fail
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 9, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: What Is a Minor in College?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 2, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: How to Get the Most Out of College Office Hours
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
June 7, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: How to Form a Study Group in College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 26, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: How to Deal With College Rejection
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 8, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: How to Ask for an Extension on a Paper
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 5, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
News
A History of Women in Higher Education
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 15, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Academic Programs
Master’s in Media Communications Program Guide
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
October 28, 2020 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
What Is a Legacy Student?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 10, 2020 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Higher Education and Pandemics
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 6, 2020 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
The Value of a History Degree
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 28, 2020 • ~4 Min Read