Recap on Two Years of Advice

<p class="MsoNormal"> Two years ago the Planetizen editors asked me to contribute a monthly blog posting. The first one appeared in February 2007 and I have managed to submit <a href="/blog/10386" target="_blank">posts </a>monthly for two years. In accepting the assignment, I decided that I needed to have an angle. I write, teach, and practice about the substance of planning so I decided to do something else—provide advice for students on how to enter and succeed in planning programs. Martin Krieger at USC already provided a terrific <a href="http://blogs.usc.edu/sppd/krieger/" target="_blank">advice column</a> for doctoral students so I decided to focus on students in professional planning programs. </p>

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January 31, 2009, 8:56 AM PST

By Ann Forsyth


Two years ago the Planetizen editors asked me to contribute
a monthly blog posting. The first one appeared in February 2007 and I have
managed to submit posts
monthly for two years. In accepting the assignment, I decided that I needed to
have an angle. I write, teach, and practice about the substance of planning so
I decided to do something else-provide advice for students on how to enter and
succeed in planning programs. Martin Krieger at USC already provided a terrific
advice column for doctoral students so I
decided to focus on students in professional planning programs.

The following paragraphs list many of my earlier posts clustering
them into themes. Topics include:

I'll continue my
advice column next week with advice on picking a first job.


Ann Forsyth

Trained in planning and architecture, Ann Forsyth is a professor of urban planning at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. From 2007-2012 she was a professor of city and regional planning at Cornell.

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