5 steps to jump-starting your thesis proposal

In this post I condensed what I experienced in the first 4 weeks (what I call the "acceptance period") into 5 key steps. Perhaps if you can condense this advice into a week or two, you can jumpstart your writing a lot faster than I did.

How to not freak out over academic writing

I'm a little late, but happy 2016 to all! This month will have marked the beginning of new courses for students all over the country.  I wanted to write this in the spirit of these new beginnings and to make like life a little easier for anybody who may be reading this as a mid-career … Continue reading How to not freak out over academic writing

Connect and Disconnect: 5 Tips for Balance

Recent Census data indicates that only 1.8% of the U.S. population over age 25 has obtained a doctorate and 1.5% an advanced professional degree. These figures only emphasize the fact that if it were easy, everyone would do it.  The fact is that it is NOT easy and if you are reading this, you ARE going to do it. … Continue reading Connect and Disconnect: 5 Tips for Balance