Nathan Brunner

I am a mathematician, and I care about employment opportunities for everyone. Since all employment sites promote the same high-marketing budget jobs, some candidates end up applying to hundreds of jobs before getting a positive reply. To solve this, I have built a search engine (salarship.com) where less-skilled candidates can find accessible employment opportunities. Through my other venture (hireatscale.com) I also help gig economy companies hire on-demand workers at scale for jobs such as babysitting, dog walking, delivery driving, tutoring, etc.

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What Is a Dean of Students in College?

To speak loosely, the dean of students is in charge of student life. The dean of students is an excellent ally for college students with financial or psychological problems! In addition, he can help you with administrative issues such as the admission process, housing, health services, and institution policies. This article will cover when it …

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Who Gets on the Dean’s List? And Does It Matter?

The dean’s list is an academic award, or distinction, used to recognize students with a high grade point average in a college or university. The dean’s list is one of the most sought-after academic awards. It is a very exclusive distinction: only the top 1-5% of college undergraduate students get on the dean’s list! As a …

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The Hierarchy of Professors Explained

It’s no secret: the academic system is complicated. For students who are thinking of joining academia through a master’s degree or a doctoral program, professors’ rankings can be downright confusing. It can be hard to differentiate between the different duties of each professor. I often get questions like: “Should I address an associate professor or …

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The Differences Between Assistant And Associate Professors

Students often find the different academic ranks confusing: some professors are granted permanent employment (also known as tenure) while others are on what is called the tenure track. Assistant and associate professors are both on the tenure track. So, how can one differentiate between these two types of professors? In short, an associate professor is …

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What Is a Distinguished Professor?

Not all professors have the same benefits: there are differences within the hierarchy of professors. For example, full professors get a higher salary and have more academic freedom than assistant professors. The title of “distinguished professor” is given to top tenured professors to recognize their outstanding academic contributions. This designation is highly honorific and very …

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Professor Emeritus: What Happens When a Professor Retires?

Did you know that some professors can’t be fired? That’s what universities call “tenure.” Tenure grants a professor permanent employment. It was set in place to give high-achieving professors complete academic freedom. In fact, once tenured, professors are protected from being fired over political motives. Once they retire, tenured professors are sometimes given the honorary …

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How Much Do University Professors Really Make?

A lot of students say that university professors are overpaid. To confirm or infirm this claim, we have analyzed data of professor salaries from the 50 states of the U.S. Here is the main finding of our analysis: The average salary of university professors is $101,493 per year. However, some college professors can earn up …

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6 Simple Ways to Get Free College Textbooks

Did you know that you can get textbooks without spending a single dime? That’s right, there are many ways to get a free textbook: you can find openly licensed textbooks online or get a free copy from your college. Some professors sometimes offer free college textbooks to their students at the beginning of the year. …

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What Does “Education Level” Mean on a Job Application?

The question “What is your education level?” often comes up on job application forms. You should answer this question with the highest academic level you’ve completed! For example, let’s say you have earned a high school diploma, a Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, and a Master’s degree in Communication Systems. Then, you can answer with …

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What Does it Mean to Audit a Class?

If you have followed a college course, you might encounter some people who are ‘auditing a class’. Class auditing is a widespread practice in college, but it is often a misunderstood process. Auditing a class means that the auditor sits in the lectures, but audited courses will not be graded, and no credit will be …

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