I 'm Doing My Phd

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    Starting My Phd

    I'm going to start my PhD. Any suggestions to keep my pace and energies till I finish it successfully and get a degree. The main motto here is not the degree I get, but the quality research I do and learn to do the quality research. As you all know, some conduct the research for...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 19, 2013

    Hi Everyone! I left my job in a multinational

    company that I had a promise (maybe) future. I drop it to pursue my dream that was come back to University and do my PhD Thesis. I did that, but I'm a student without any grants and my husband is supporting my financial issues. I planned all that, I mean in financial and...
    CertoLugar CertoLugar
    18-21, F
    Jul 27, 2014

    I Should Be Writing The Thesis

    I should be writing the thesis, but instead I will write a short science fiction story
    steppenwolf0 steppenwolf0
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 30, 2013

    How To Be an Annoying Labmate

    1. Steal your labmates' food 2. Whine about your research 3. Constantly disturb others who want to work 4. Leave your dirty dishes in the communal sink 5. Act like a raving lunatic
    russellgraduate russellgraduate
    22-25, F
    Jan 18, 2012

    Thoughts About The Future

    Confession: I don't know what I want to do after I graduate. I came into this graduate program harbouring ambitions of being an academic and a successful researcher. But now, I'm not so sure. An academic, I think, should enjoy (or at least not mind) the process of research...
    russellgraduate russellgraduate
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 7, 2012

    PhD.

    Today i spent the day writing my phd proposal...i think i jumped the gun a bit with this group - i'm not doing my phd yet! i'm working with my boss to apply for it on an existing project. my proposed phd will be on child nutrition and cognitive development (in a nutshell). i...
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Jun 8, 2010

    Grad School Growing Pains

    I'm exhausted with work and with living alone in a different country. People here seem very different from those at home, my research is not going well and I'm starting to miss my friends and family.
    russellgraduate russellgraduate
    22-25, F
    Jan 12, 2012

    How To Be A Well-liked Labmate

    1. Work hard 2. Be positive 3. Offer help if you can (it's not all altruism: one day, you too will need help) 4. Respect your labmates' personal properties
    russellgraduate russellgraduate
    22-25, F
    Jan 18, 2012

    Philosophically.

    I attended a research proposal workshop the other week. I thought it was gonna be like a crash beginners course for postgrads. But it actually turned out to be really good. Well organized too. We had our school deans there which i thought was surprising because it wasnt a very...
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi
    31-35, F
    Aug 15, 2010

    When I was in college the writing,

    researching, critical thinking process all excited me. I felt academically charged. Somewhere in my masters I lost that. I looked forward to my PhD program because I felt what I had lost I would soon get back as I would be entering back into my specific field. But almost a year...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 6, 2016

    Why?

    Because i'm completely crazy..................[NP]
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 5, 2010

    Do other phd students also think its fine to

    pay other people to do highly specific research that you need so that you can focus on your thesis?
    vmoneyphd vmoneyphd
    22-25, M
    Jun 18, 2014
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