Monthly Archives: February 2014

What is the Best Time of Day to Write?

Writing productivity is greatest in the morning, specifically early morning.  I’m at the point in my study that time is money, so I will write the moment I get comments.  I’m motivated by those tuition bills that keep appearing.    … Continue reading

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Biggest Hurdles – You Are Not Alone

When a LinkedIn top contributor recently asked what are the biggest hurdles in finishing your doctorate, the question garnered 49 responses on the Doctoral Students and Practitioners discussion board.    An equal number of participants replied overwhelmingly with problems related … Continue reading

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From the Chronicle of Higher Ed…

March 31, 2010 Help to the Finish Line: Ways to Reduce the Number of Ph.D. Dropouts By David Glenn Doctoral students in the United States are finishing their degrees fasterthan at any point since at least 1983. But that’s not actually … Continue reading

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Five Steps To Dissertation Zen

 Sometimes you can only… wait. They can’t win, and I must be Zen about this or I will quit after completing all of my credits and the first two chapters of my dissertation.  Again.  Here’s what I’m doing differently to … Continue reading

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