I am a doctoral student that needs to deploy a short survey as my research data collection instrument for my dissertation. I have passed a rigorous IRB process at my University. I am having an incredibly hard time getting college and universities to respond to my email request for permission to deploy my survey to their school student email systems. [more inside]
My doctoral advisor is moving universities. What do I need to know? What are good questions to ask? [more inside]
Wrapping up a pregnancy and a dissertation at the same time. Given the inherent badness of this idea, when is the least ill-advised time to schedule my defense? [more inside]
So I got accepted to my doctoral program (vet med - yay!). Before it begins in August, how can I best use my time between now and then? Looking mainly for non-obvious stuff (work, save money, sleep, etc). Any other general tips for surviving the program would be gladly accepted.
PhD students: Where, when and how do you study? [more inside]
Doctoral comps - when to sit? [more inside]
I'm editing a non-academic, non-fiction book to be published by a university library. Should the book advertise my Ph.D. credentials? If so, how? [more inside]
Are there any accredited, credible, online doctoral programs? [more inside]
I wannabe a doctor: What's the cheapest / easiest way to get an online "doctoral degree?" [more inside]
How should I map out my higher education plan to fully maximize my hiring potential? [more inside]
If you gave your science PhD defense in the US, tell me all about it! [more inside]
Help my friend get into a Canadian political science PhD program on his second try. [more inside]
Does anyone have any information and/or opinions about the Transformative Studies Ph.D. program at the California Institute of Integral Studies? [more inside]
I'm considering pursuing my doctoral degree in English, yet my university of choice is a two-hour drive from my home. I know it depends on the program, but on average, how often can I expect to be on campus? Twice a week? Once a week? Once a month?
Where do I find information about universities like Georgetown that offer the DLS program, or Doctor of Liberal Studies? I hold an MLS (English) and am interested in more interdisciplinary research, but alas, Georgetown is too far away. Thanks!
Is it OK to wear a doctoral robe at a High School graduation when you do not have a doctorate? [more inside]