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The Job Market: What People Are Saying

So I’ve been checking out the PhD support boards, of which you are hopefully a member … if not, join already at www.phinished.org, and connect with people on our journey.  I was curious about the post with the greatest number … Continue reading

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Dissertation Communication: The Committee

In this day and age of online education, I am curious lately about how members of the dissertation committee communicate with one another. I am working on the dissertation portion of my degree online, and my Chair has changed more … Continue reading

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Eleven Dissertation Editors: Who They Are and How to Reach Them

If you need help with formatting and APA, you may be advised to contact an editor.  Some editors will help with writing, but this post is about editors who are recommended by a group of doctoral committee members, many who … Continue reading

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Meditation and the Dissertation

Whether you are selecting a topic or fighting through the labyrinth of final approvals, chances are you can improve your state of mind be a greater feeling of calm.  I have written before about “Dissertation Zen”, but not about the … Continue reading

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The Dissertation Disease

The sitting disease is a hot topic that I thought was new.  It is a disease I may be developing after enough time now at the computer researching and writing for all this coursework and a nearly complete (what what!) … Continue reading

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Recent Graduation Reflections

Two weeks ago, I spoke to a leader in education who decided to hold off on pursuing a doctoral degree.  Today, Dr. Jordan Rodriguez discusses his recent achievement earning a Doctorate in Educational Leadership.  Dr. Rodriguez is Assistant Principal at … Continue reading

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Dissertation Depression: 5 Pitfalls

As I sit down to write about this journey, photos of Robin Williams are all over my news feed.  I am curious about depression and how this hits people in the dissertation phase of life.  A search for “dissertation depression” … Continue reading

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A Doctorate: One High School Principal’s Perspective

Kenny Bevan is Principal at Journeys Academy, a district wide alternative school for grades 6-12 located in Central Florida.  He is a former elementary teacher with a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership.  He is also a former Dean of Students … Continue reading

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Superintendent? I Super Intend Not.

It looks like I can confidently write that I will graduate this fall.  My Chair has even said so on the phone AND put it in writing that he believes this is it.  Not only that, caps, gowns, and diploma … Continue reading

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Phinished.Org – Why You Must Register

Have you visited this website yet?  It is the place for you if you want to be “phinally phinished!”   In case you have not found your tribe on campus or in your online program, this site is a forum for … Continue reading

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