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I Need to Finish My Ph.d.

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    I Had So Much Problems and Lost So Much Time!

    I have just started my third year of my PhD research. I had so many difficulties during the first two years. I started my PhD working on a topic that I didn't choose, I wasn't good in it, it was not interesting, and the worst of this was the director, he was unable to understand...
    mytima mytima 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 27, 2009

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    Delayed Pragmatism

    After four years of perfectionism and loads of procrastination, I am now about to loose it all. I hope not, but it is easy to just have another slipage. So many things got on my way and so many times I failed them and myself. So many times I was defeated by technology, health...
    MariaBR MariaBR 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 1, 2011

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    Now, I Have Hope To Finish A New Dissertation Soon

    Guys! I have found this blog today and am happy to share my experiences and hear your experiences. I started my ph.D program in 2000 and almost finished data collection so I applied a job as a full time instructor and worked in a university for six years as a full-time...
    rowanu rowanu 41-45 1 Response Mar 2, 2012

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    Do I Let Go?

    I started my PhD in the beginning of 2006. I literally planted myself in the lab for 3 years and in those years I had achieved my goal: to finish all needed experiments and use the final (4th) year for writing the stuff up. During those years life issues happened to me as well...
    InSpace InSpace 36-40, F 3 Responses May 13, 2011

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    Close To The Death Of A Dream (or Nightmare)

    I have been working on my PhD since 2006 and have managed to get through most of it doing well. My grades were very good, I lived through comps and I survived a Practicum and Internship. However, I have outstanding paper work from both and can’t get my act together to put in...
    PhDihope2B PhDihope2B 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 3, 2011

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    I'm Just Sick Of It

    I'm in the fourth year of a PhD and I am just totally sick of it. Not in itself, I'm just so ready to move on now, and find out what will come next in my life.
    orangewren orangewren 26-30 2 Responses Mar 18, 2010

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    The World Just Got Much Bigger

    Okay, maybe I'm jumping the gun a little by saying "I need to finish my PhD."  The truth is I'm finishing my Masters right now.  Five more chapters and I'll be done with the program.  Something strange happened to me over the course of about 200 books...
    joma joma 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 1, 2007

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    Arghh...

    Yeah, that's me when technically I'm halfway through but I realise I haven't got the data to show for it. *facepalm*
    lipbloss lipbloss 36-40, F 10 Responses Oct 5, 2010

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    I'm currently doing my undergraduate studies. My lecturer shared with the class his background and he has a PHD too. He was so motivational and inspiring. After class, I was...
    krimsonlove krimsonlove 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    I need to get things done, ANYTHING! I think I spend half my day making coffee, drinking it, talking about it, praising it and thinking to myself... oh I love you so...I have been...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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    So I had to break it off with my boyfriend which truly suck because I was found out right quick by my parents. I'm 26 and now everything is taken away from me besides my iPad. I...
    Aries1884 Aries1884 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Im here if anybody needs me I don't care who you are what you did or even if your race size or color plz if you need to talk to some one and need a shoulder il be here
    marcell1379 marcell1379 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    Whenever anyone deals with all the Internal Revenue Service, extreme care should be taken to make sure that FBARs and all returns are done properly given that failure to finish the...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    Please I need a help :( I want ti finish my studies can someone sponsors my education ?
    bleszy bleszy 18-21, F Dec 25, 2014

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    first of all I'd like the reader to know that I'm the product of mixing two cultures, African-Arabian. I am a confident man, please don't mix me with snobby or arrogant person as I...
    NoOoSy NoOoSy 26-30, M Dec 28, 2014

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    For as long as I can remember I have done for others, putting their needs before my own, and it really doesn't matter who it is, just whomever is in my life at the time. Now is no...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F Jan 7

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    For as long as I can remember I have done for others, putting their needs before my own, and it really doesn't matter who it is, just whomever is in my life at the time. Now is no...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F Jan 7

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    My Ideal Writing Buddy:Ideally, I’m looking for a writer with the following characteristics. But feel free to still contact me if you’re on to something else.- A...
    ichimond ichimond 22-25, M Jan 13

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    Ok people on ep i need advice on marriage and couldnt find a experience to write this in.. Am 20 been with my bf for 5yrs and on our 1st yr we would talk about marriage but now i...
    Nikkie28 Nikkie28 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 13

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    My laptop screen stopped working so I went to have it fixed, but when I got it back the screen stopped working again after a few days I don't have money to keep having my computer...
    lifind lifind 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I really need someone to talk to. I just finished all of my mid term exams, and one of my teachers already graded my math test. I got a 79 on it. A 79. It's 10% of my final grade...
    11BeHappy11 11BeHappy11 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My girlfriend and I been dating for about six months now,it was a rocky start I think we jumped into the relationship a little fast because I was talking to another girl for about...
    jam34983 jam34983 31-35, M 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I do. I need God, Jesus, The Holy Spirit, my angel, and a husband lol any takers ...going once, going twice....
    OutOfSight23 OutOfSight23 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I just need a guy that would always be able to cheer me up, one that I could talk to about random **** for hours, etc. must be 15-17 cannot be racist AND NO PERVERTS
    usatoaussie usatoaussie 13-15, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    When you try your best, but you don't succeed When you get what you want, but not what you need When you feel so tired, but you can't sleep Stuck in reverse And the tears come...
    1986shanet 1986shanet 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    I spend most of my days here on EP. don't get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with being on here, its just, I have a life outside of here. I need to spend more time with my family...
    ThatOneBlackGurrl ThatOneBlackGurrl 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    My mom has lot issues and need help but can't help her .My mom end up cheating on my dad with my ex when I was younger .My dad still don't know .I told her he was abusive and she...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I am bored and I need someone to talk to
    elephant17 elephant17 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I think I have a future love. Lover? But even though I have good things coming my way I still feel like my life is meaningless. Why? What is wrong with me?! Am I sick if I am sick...
    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    I need a encourager to make me balloon in to a fluffy cat and snuggle bigger and better >^_^<
    cupcakepuffinGIRL cupcakepuffinGIRL 18-21, F 2 Responses 22 mins ago

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    Well tonight just finished work laying in bed eating a taco and watching another episode of sacconejolly which is my absolute fav little fam :)
    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 2

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    I'm not sure if I will. I'm sitting on chapter twenty nine, and I no longer feel the drive to complete it. I still love all my characters, and I want to make my fans happy, but...
    TheHalfMadWriter TheHalfMadWriter 16-17, F Jan 4

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    I met a guy in the marines we dated for 2 1/2 months .it was rough and hard between us but we both tried to keep the relationship as we both love and happy seeing each other.until...
    sioron sioron 31-35, F Jan 8

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    I am dating this amazing guy and I love him very much. We don’t live together but we spend most nights together and I really enjoy it. We are a great team and we can just exist...
    thereisnothingwrongwithyou thereisnothingwrongwithyou 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    OK so I'm stuck with some odd size of bed. It's not a King. It's not a Queen. It's not a Twin. It's not a Full. It came with the place. My mattress was horrible about a year ago...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jan 12

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    I've never won at anything. Literally anything. I'm always the first person there when someone is sad or alone. I try my best to talk to them and make them feel like someone cares...
    DarknessWolf DarknessWolf 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I've had an emotional day. This post will be about breakups, just so you know before you read (if you decide to read). My breakup has gone in very distinct stages. First I was...
    Katiebug7 Katiebug7 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm so excited about returning to college to finish my degree.
    Bpack Bpack 31-35 Jan 8

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    The sense of accomplishment when you finish your homework 2 hours before it's due on a Sunday.
    soon2016 soon2016 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    WOOO FINALLY FINISHED GCSE MOCKS :DDD
    loveyourselfalways loveyourselfalways 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I'm going to finish my degree in early childhood education but I think I would be a great therapist as well. I love listening to others and giving advice. I know how hard life is...
    Aliyaa2 Aliyaa2 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    There is a part of me that has always craved to submit. I never paid much attention to it. As a matter of fact all my life it has always been the exact opposite. I control. I...
    SeekingFullfilment SeekingFullfilment 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I feel a little lost in this world I try a little noise and choke I've honestly never felt this alone Oh, I just need someone I need a little room to breathe You're making this...
    Luchs Luchs 41-45, M Jan 3

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    I really feel like I need someone. A boyfriend, a girlfriend, I don't care. I need someone I can call in the middle of the night because I can't sleep. I need someone who I can...
    thequietpanda thequietpanda 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    not from any specific person, but in general. well actually, basically just time away from my family. But my friends also put a tole on me every so often. I need to have my alone...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago