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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 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
Why Abortion Is an Important Issue for Students
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
October 5, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
A History of the Ivy League
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 30, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: Should You Take a Leave of Absence?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 24, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
How to Become a Professor
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 24, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
How Many Colleges Should You Apply To?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 24, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Women’s Representation Matters for Gender Equality
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 23, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Letter of Recommendation Tips for Nontraditional Students
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 13, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
How “The Chair” Exposes the Truth About Women Faculty
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 10, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
Understanding Sexual Assault on Campus
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 10, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation for College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 8, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
What Is a Hispanic-Serving Institution?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 8, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Ask a Professor: Should You Drop a Class?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 7, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
The Public Ivies, Little Ivies, and Other Ivy League Equivalents
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 31, 2021 • ~5 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
The History and Impact of Women’s Colleges
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 9, 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
What Is a Major in College?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 5, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
Laws That Changed Diversity in Higher Education
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 5, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
What Is a Passing Grade in College?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 4, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
What Is a Minor in College?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 2, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
What Is Women’s Studies and Why Is It Relevant?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
July 16, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome in College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
June 25, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
How to Get the Most Out of College Office Hours
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
June 7, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
What Should You Do If You’ve Failed a Test?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 24, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
How to Overcome Test Anxiety
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 13, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
College Planning
Should You Take Summer Classes?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 13, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
How to Form a Study Group in College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 26, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
How to Deal With College Rejection
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 8, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
How to Ask for an Extension on a Paper
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 5, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
13 Women Who Made Scientific History
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 16, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
A History of Women in Higher Education
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 15, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
13 Barrier-Breaking Women in Higher Education
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 8, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
The Biggest Barriers for Women in STEM
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 22, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
13 Trailblazing Women Who Redefined Medicine
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 8, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
The Role and Legacy of HBCUs in Higher Education
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 12, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
What Is a Legacy Student?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 10, 2020 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
What Are the Humanities?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 26, 2020 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
What Are the Social Sciences?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 21, 2020 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
A History of Affirmative Action in College Admissions
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 10, 2020 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
What Is the Ivy League?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
August 5, 2020 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
A History of Privilege in American Higher Education
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
July 17, 2020 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
The Value of a Liberal Arts Education
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
June 10, 2020 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
What Is “Liberal Arts”?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
June 9, 2020 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Student Activism in College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 18, 2020 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Higher Education and Pandemics
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 6, 2020 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
10 Women Who Pioneered the Tech Industry
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 26, 2020 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
The Value of a History Degree
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 28, 2020 • ~4 Min Read