Thesis/Dissertation Writing


Sep. 21, 2021, 4pm to 5pm

Office/Remote Location



Writing a thesis or dissertation is no easy feat. Studies show Ph.D. students increase their odds of finishing their dissertation by 50% when they develop good habits. This includes practicing time management, being organized, and meeting deadlines. In order to be successful, all graduate students should create a structured approach to self-manage and create healthy work habits including accountability, motivation, and productivity. This workshop is designed to provide students with tangible strategies they can use to be successful during their Thesis/Dissertation writing process.  By participating in this workshop you will:

  • Learn how to create a structured approach to completing your thesis or dissertation.
  • Receive advice on how to manage the various phases of completing a thesis or dissertation including selecting a topic, writing a proposal, and carrying out the actual study.
  • Discuss the importance of maintaining a positive mindset 
  • How to successfully integrate feedback from committee members
  • Obtain strategies for overcoming writer’s block 
  • Learn how to overcome procrastination and perfectionism

The Grad Academy Pillars: N/A

The Grad Academy Program: N/A

Learning Experience: Lecture

Time Commitment: < 2 hours

Lifecycle Stage: Early-Mid-Late Masters, Mid-Late Doctoral


  • Dr. Daniel N. Allen, Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology

Admission Information

This workshop is open to graduate students. Please log in to your Grad Rebel Gateway account and click on The Grad Academy tab to RSVP for this workshop.

Contact Information

Nevena Cvijetic
Graduate College

External Sponsor

Graduate College