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