How Long Should a Dissertation Be?

How Long Should A Dissertation Be? ‚ÄčIn 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....

Dissertating as a Foreign Student

I spoke last week to graduate students at the University of Maryland on the topic of “How to Reach Your Dissertation Goals This Semester.” At the end of my presentation, I was asked for some tips on completing the dissertation as a foreign student; that...

Dissertation Done. Now What?

I know this is a blog primarily focused on completing the dissertation. That acknowledgement made, I hope you’ll give me some liberty to post, for a bit, on life after the dissertation. Stated another way, “What do you do with your doctoral degree,...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Just a quick note to wish you an enjoyable and relaxing Thanksgiving! Take this day to be grateful for all your blessings and to deeply enjoy your family and friends! I’m grateful for all of you and appreciate your support of me and my business. Thank you...

Back after a short absence.

Hi Everyone, It’s been a while since I posted- a lot has been going on. We bought a house and moved, and then I came down with a terrible cold which knocked me out for more than a week. So, in case you were wondering, this is why there haven’t been any...