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Doctoral advisor moving universities

My doctoral advisor is moving universities. What do I need to know? What are good questions to ask? [more inside]
posted by lullu73 on Jun 9, 2014 - 14 answers

New baby + diss defense, can this math work?

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]
posted by anonymous on May 28, 2013 - 15 answers

Best use of time before starting a Doctoral program?

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.
posted by Ufez Jones on Mar 1, 2013 - 8 answers

PhD students: Where, when and how do you study?

PhD students: Where, when and how do you study? [more inside]
posted by FuckingAwesome on Jan 3, 2013 - 16 answers

Doctoral comps - when where and how?

Doctoral comps - when to sit? [more inside]
posted by Mutant on Dec 16, 2011 - 8 answers

Should the book I edited advertise my Ph.D.?

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]
posted by Orinda on Nov 21, 2011 - 12 answers

Online doctoral programs?

Are there any accredited, credible, online doctoral programs? [more inside]
posted by Silvertree on Jun 24, 2011 - 19 answers

I want to be a "doctor" when I grow up (which will be never)

I wannabe a doctor: What's the cheapest / easiest way to get an online "doctoral degree?" [more inside]
posted by blahtsk on Jan 31, 2011 - 11 answers

I are a college student!....Now what?!?!

How should I map out my higher education plan to fully maximize my hiring potential? [more inside]
posted by penguingrl on Nov 13, 2010 - 10 answers

Science private defense

If you gave your science PhD defense in the US, tell me all about it! [more inside]
posted by xm on Oct 8, 2010 - 19 answers

Help my friend get into a Canadian political science PhD program on his second try.

Help my friend get into a Canadian political science PhD program on his second try. [more inside]
posted by thisjax on Jul 5, 2009 - 6 answers

What do you know of the online Ph.D. at CIIS?

Does anyone have any information and/or opinions about the Transformative Studies Ph.D. program at the California Institute of Integral Studies? [more inside]
posted by jackypaper on Dec 30, 2007 - 6 answers

How often can I expect to be on campus for my Ph.D. work?

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?
posted by jackypaper on Dec 6, 2007 - 13 answers

Where isa list of colleges offering the DLS?

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!
posted by jackypaper on Aug 12, 2007 - 2 answers

OK to wear doctoral robes without a doctorate?

Is it OK to wear a doctoral robe at a High School graduation when you do not have a doctorate? [more inside]
posted by Flood on Jun 2, 2007 - 23 answers

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