People share all kinds of feelings and thoughts on social media. But I have not come across how one feels on the days leading up to a dissertation defense. Past couple days I have been feeling dizzy and also somewhat paralyzed. Overwhelmed with having gotten here? Joy and happiness? My dissertation defense is 3 days […]
#Dissertationthoughtfortheday – writing a page a day seems slow, but after 7 months, you end up with over 200 pages!
ideas to jump start one’s studies
For a rainy day, this is a note to myself, and in case others might need fresh ideas to jump start one’s studies… I have listed things that help me to build momentum in my academic work. This list also works for sermon preparations. Please share your study habits that work well for you! This […]
I got some great advice about how to get out of a Prospectus-Dissertation-writing-funk/rut. – Do something everyday that pertains to the Dissertation, optimally at the same block of time. – Tackle easiest task first to get back into things. – If not able to write, then read something pertaining to dissertation to stay connected to […]
PhD – I think I can do this!
Written when I was – Currently working on revising Prospectus. Framing things in terms of things I already accomplished is helpful, When I was preparing to take a 6 hr comprehensive exam, I approached it like preparing to teach two 3 hr classes! So, writing and revising a prospectus is like working on the Comprehensive […]