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I Need to Finish My Ph.d.

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Only in my second year of college. My adviser is betting 100% that I will be doing a pHd for some reason, as do all my professors think very highly of me. I am loving going to...
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