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Jill, you made an excellent point about SPSS…

…the student version of IBM’s SPSS Statistics Grad Pack can be pretty affordable.  A quick web search revealed prices as low as $30 (used??) up to $150 from various resellers.  Amazon lists a 1-year license, installed on 2 computers, for … Continue reading

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Proposal Approved – Five Things To Worry About Now

The final research committee member approved my proposal, and I finally get to start my study.  I wish I did some things differently to not be worried, so prepare now if you can. Read the IRB forms well in advance.  … Continue reading

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How To Delay Your Graduation Date

Your topic selection and problem statement can play a role in how long it takes to complete your dissertation process. Passion is crucial for writing a dissertation and the driving force behind perseverance through the literature review.   A PLOS … Continue reading

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Features and Common Practices of Qualitative Research

Qualitative research is quite broad, and to avoid boxing in a definition that excludes certain types of research or disciplines, it is helpful to consider features of qualitative research.   Understanding People’s Lives:  Using real-world conditions, qualitative research seeks to … Continue reading

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The First Three Dissertation Chapters: Impress Your Chair

The more you know about what to expect with each draft, the more time you will ultimately save as you go through the drafts of your proposal.  You want to be sure to cover all the bases and then some … Continue reading

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How To Set (And Stick To) A Daily Writing Goal

The author Jeff Goins wrote that it is more valuable to write for just 30 minutes each day than five hours on a Saturday.  Completing your dissertation is a job.  It is work that requires discipline.  There are three ways … Continue reading

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Why DissertationRx?

The idea behind DissertationRx is to create the kind of support I received when my own dissertation lagged almost to the point of having to take additional coursework or even abandonment. The research indicates that somewhere around 50% of grad … Continue reading

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