How to Label Old Family Photos

Hey friend! Welcome back to another article! Today, we’re talking about how to label old photographs. As someone who uses old family photographs in my research, it makes my job 100% easier when someone has previously labeled the photos! So today, I am going to teach you how to label photos, what kind of writingContinue reading “How to Label Old Family Photos”

How to Write Your Family History

I was sitting at my Nana and Papa’s house one day and they were telling me stories like usual, but something changed. I wanted to know more about the people in these stories because they had passed away before I was born. At the time, I was a graduate student studying history so I thoughtContinue reading “How to Write Your Family History”

How to Conduct an Oral History

Hey there, friend! Today we are talking about oral history. What is oral history? How do I do oral history? Are oral histories valid sources? These are just a few of the topics we’ll cover!  I didn’t actually study oral history while in school, I was fortunate to land an oral history internship position theContinue reading “How to Conduct an Oral History”

How to Make an A+ on History Exams

Hey there friend! Today we are discussing how to make an A+ on a History Exam. As a former student and Graduate Teaching Assistant I have got a few tips and tricks to help you out! Make sure that you read all the way to the end!  First, I am going to tell you whatContinue reading “How to Make an A+ on History Exams”

Things to Include in Your CV

Hey there friend! So you need to write a CV? What even is a CV?  Well – a CV is similar to a resume, but you list all of your academic and professional experiences. Unfortunately there isn’t really a set template on what to include and what not to include in your CV.  I suggestContinue reading “Things to Include in Your CV”

How to Write A Research Paper In 8 Easy Steps

So you’ve been assigned a research paper for class… When I received the prompt for my first research paper I was so lost and didn’t know what to do. I began looking for resources (kind of like how you found this article!) and was hoping for some guidance.  By the end of this article youContinue reading “How to Write A Research Paper In 8 Easy Steps”

13 Tips for Passing History Class

*Disclaimer: These are tips that I utilized and observed as a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA). Check with your GTA to see how the class will work at your school!  History class… Boring, right? WRONG! I can’t tell you how many times students would come to office hours and complain about how dry the subject was.Continue reading “13 Tips for Passing History Class”