1. Leaving the Ivory Tower: The Causes and Consequences of Departure from Doctoral Study, by Barbara E. Lovitts  https://books.google.com/books?id=YUM5AAAAQBAJ&lpg=PR1&ots=cBpS7N_Mq5&dq=leaving%20the%20ivory%20tower&lr&pg=PR1#v=onepage&q=leaving%20the%20ivory%20tower&f=false Based on the author’s dissertation, an analysis and reflection regarding causes and personal and professional consequences of attrition from graduate study.
  2. A Field Guide to Grad School: Uncovering the Hidden Curriculum, Jessica McCrory Calarco  https://press.princeton.edu/books/paperback/9780691201092/a-field-guide-to-grad-school “An essential handbook to the unwritten and often unspoken knowledge and skills you need to succeed in graduate school.”
  3. The Science of Effective Mentorship in STEMM, edited by Angela Byars-Winston and Maria Lund Dahlberg. https://www.nationalacademies.org/our-work/the-science-of-effective-mentoring-in-stemm or https://www.nap.edu/read/25568/chapter/1  A consensus study report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.