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

A Good Thesis or Dissertation Is a Done Thesis or Dissertation

Thursday, November 13, 2008

I Have an Academic Advisor but…..should I get an academic coach or therapist/counselor?

Writing a dissertation is a huge project, and one that you will not be able to do alone. Seeking help with the massive amount of work you will need to complete is not a sign of weakness; rather, drawing on the wide variety of resources available to you is a prudent way to work smarter, not harder … and, as such, is one of the most important steps you can take towards earning your degree.

Of course, one of the most helpful resources you can draw upon is the TADA! CD, designed to guide you step-by-step through the entire process of finishing your thesis or dissertation. This amazing resource includes tips and guidelines that will make your journey much easier, show you how to organize and plan your time and actions, ensure that you make progress every day, and overcome any obstacles that you may face.

Another resource to strongly consider is the use of a dissertation “coach.” I recently sat down with Gina Hiatt, Ph.D., who outlined the benefits that this helpful support person can provide to graduate students. Read the interview with Dr. Gina Hiatt...