Monthly Archives: April 2013

7 Reasons You Aren’t Finishing Your Dissertation

1.     Independence Researching your passion can evolve into a lonely process.  Why?  All that research is online, and spending too much time online is associated with loneliness.  Find another student who gets it and head to a coffee shop for … Continue reading

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The Dissertation Completion Problem

Can’t finish your doctoral dissertation?  Years of research have highlighted an important problem in American graduate education.  As long ago as 1977, only about 42% of ABD doctoral students were graduating (Sternberg, p. 9, 1981).  In 2007, Jaschik reported 10-year doctoral completion … Continue reading

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