Edit the Negatives and Add Positives

Why is it advised to finish writing few days before submission of the final thesis? Not just because you may not cross the deadline, but also because a final touch up is remaining and it is going to take time. If you are done with your write-up that doesn’t mean that you are done, ‘editing’ that, of course, is the last yet very crucial phase of pre-submission is still left….

September 2, 2017

What Your Proposal Needs to Have

In the process of completing a PhD, you are required to write a dissertation. Writing the dissertation is one of the biggest challenges that you may come across in the path to getting your doctorate. This is the reason why you must concentrate on every part of the dissertation with the highest level of concentration and expertise. One of the important sections of a dissertation is the proposal. This is…

June 18, 2015

How to Make Your PhD Dissertation 100% Original

Originality holds the utmost place in writing and documentation. When we talk about a PhD dissertation, it becomes even more critical to maintain complete originality and authenticity in terms of content writing. Here are some pointers that can help you achieve 100% originality in your work. Credit your reference sources When you refer any content source and pick up even a small quote, make sure that you do not include…

May 13, 2015

Tips on Performing Multiple Reviews of Your PhD Dissertation

Preparing the draft of your doctoral dissertation is not the end of your documentation process. It is also very important to focus on improving the quality of your content. For this purpose, it is necessary that you review your work not once, but a few more times. Multiple reviews can ensure to give you a well-drafted dissertation that is free of all types of linguistic, stylistic and formatting errors. Here…

April 22, 2015

Go Stepwise to Write an Effective Discussion Chapter

The Discussion chapter in your dissertation is a critical part of it, as it carries a lot of weightage during the evaluation procedure. You not only interpret the findings of your research in this chapter, but also present your opinions and inform readers about the implications of your study. This chapter answers all those questions that you had asked in the Introduction chapter. Since it links all other chapters of…

March 23, 2015

The Curious Case of Case Studies

I have often tried to go through expansive data tables; I find them intriguing, but cannot make much progress understanding them. Finally, I end up skipping the data and moving to the results section or conclusion in a research paper or article. This brings to mind the efficacy of case studies vis. a vis. statistical data and its analysis. As a person involved in the perusal and development of education…

February 19, 2015

Deciphering the PhD process

We all know that PhD stands for doctor of philosophy; however, there can be another interpretation of the term PhD. It is a journey that starts with proposal (P), followed by lots of hard work (h) and ends with your final dissertation (D). Moving from proposal to dissertation is a process that can take a few months or a few years. Here is a sneak peek at the three stages…

January 10, 2015

5 Essentials to Defend Your PhD Dissertation Successfully

It is normal to be anxious before you have to face your PhD dissertation defense session. While a defense session is unpredictable and unique for every candidate, there are some common ways to come out of it successfully. Although you cannot prepare yourself for endless possible situations and questions, here are five essentials that may bring you success. Prepare and practice well It is critical to practice before you appear…

November 25, 2014

Understanding the Thesis Statement Process

Coming up with a thesis statement is a difficult task for many students, but once you gain a better understanding of what makes a great thesis statement, as well as the process required to create one, you will be better equipped to come up with proper thesis statements for every paper. Determining a Research Topic The first step in developing a thesis statement is to come up with an original…

October 30, 2014