How Long Should a Dissertation Be?

How Long Should A Dissertation Be? ​In the course of your graduate school career, you’ve probably wondered how long should a dissertation be? Now that you’ve worked hard to reach ABD (all but dissertation) status, it’s time to answer this question....

First Things First

As a dissertation writer, do you ever find yourself “borrowing” problems that aren’t there? What I mean is, if you ever have a day where you are feeling pretty good, making steady progress, and everything seems OK- and then, suddenly, your mood dips...

How Many More Years Will You Wait?

We’re a few days into the New Year and some of you are just getting back to work. I hope you are feeling enthusiastic and excited about your goals and plans for this new year. I hope, sincerely, that one of your goals is to finish your dissertation. In my...

Dissertation Resilience

The theme of resilience and overcoming obstacles has been a big one these past few weeks in my dissertation coaching groups. It’s clear, both from these current groups, and the thousands of other ABD’s I’ve helped over the years, that dissertation...