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- "I believe that you the student have an excellent seed within you called potential. Through hard work and the right preparation, you can succeed at whatever you put your mind to. I have seen students who, through sheer determination and hard work, outshine some who were 'talented.' Preparation and hard work seems to be the greatest equalizer."
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A while ago, a student walked into my office after having failed the written portion of the qualifying exam. Let me explain what a Ph.D. qualifying exam is. In most programs, a qualifying exam is a necessary hurdle in moving … Continue reading
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You’ve labored through courses and preliminary and qualifying exams. You’ve read a lot of papers, prepared a proposal for your research and travailed through reading, writing, coding, analyzing and the myriad of details needed to complete a Ph.D. dissertation. The … Continue reading