From Dr. Wendy Carter of TA-DA! Thesis and Dissertation Accomplished

A Good Thesis or Dissertation Is a Done Thesis or Dissertation

Friday, December 14, 2007

10 Mistakes Graduate Students Should Avoid:

#10: Not Planning Out Your Graduate Career From Start To Finish

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The Dream Needs To Be Stronger than the Struggle
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If you are writing your thesis or dissertation you have come to realization that Graduate school is unique, a very different experience from your undergraduate years. It requires far more work, more independence, more self-motivation, a stronger commitment, and concentrated effort on time and tasks management. We at TA-DA! Thesis and Dissertation Accomplished created the TADA-CD to help you smoothly make the transition from undergrad to graduate school.

Nonetheless, there comes a time in graduate school when you have to ask yourself “why did I come to graduate school?” “Why am I still here?” “How much education is enough?” The answers to these questions depend on your interests, abilities, and career goals.

I pursued a PhD because, as a single parent, I wanted a lot of flexibility in my career. I strongly disliked being micromanaged and knew that I did not want to pursue a regular 9-5 job. I wanted a job where I could use my brain and where my independent ideas were welcomed and appreciated. Read the Entire Article.