Monthly Archives: June 2013

On Writing Academically

Being a strong writer is at the very foundation of the skills you will need when embarking on the lofty goal of completing your dissertation.  Why is it that you’ve made it this far in your academic career believing that … Continue reading

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Will You Graduate?

For nearly fifty percent of people who enroll in a doctoral degree program, the answer is no.  Yikes.  How can you stack the odds in favor of finishing?  It may help to be aware of some variables that skew toward … Continue reading

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Before You Write Your Literature Review

Select the Research Questions These questions will inform and dictate everything you research and decide to include in your literature review.  Keep them in clear view during your research and writing process to stay focused. Determine a Database Your university … Continue reading

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Are You Making These 5 APA Mistakes?

APA can be an APAin, but mastering the format and set of rules will help you get your work approved much faster and on strong footing with your Chair and committee.  Check yourself before each submission to be sure you … Continue reading

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