3 Must-To-Do Tips for College Freshmen

3 Must -To-Do Tips for College Freshmen are:    Tip #1 – Be Focused, Right Now! As a college freshman it’s normal to wrestle with a variety of mixed emotions like feeling homesick, lovesick, wanting to be socially accepted by your peers, and missing family back home. Try not to allow your emotions to get… Continue reading 3 Must-To-Do Tips for College Freshmen

3 Tips to Deal with Roommate Problems

Your living environment is critical to your peace of mind. To help you have the best roommate experience, be proactive instead of reactive. Here are 3 tips to deal with roommate problems:   Tip #1 – Establish roommate rules (when you don’t have a problem) Have a discussion with your roommate and make a list… Continue reading 3 Tips to Deal with Roommate Problems

The PhD Formula to Graduate

Most people think in order to achieve a PhD you have to be super smart . . . WRONG! To achieve a PhD requires ENDURANCE and operating this formula: SACRIFICE + TIME MANAGEMENT = PhD DEGREE This formula indicates that in order to achieve a PhD, you must sacrifice a season of your life plus… Continue reading The PhD Formula to Graduate

3 Strategies to Be PhD Job Market Ready

Check Out These 3 Strategies to Be PhD Job Market Ready   Strategy #1 – Have Different Campus and Employment Related Experiences During your PhD program be intentional to have a variety of experiences such as: Teach undergraduate and graduate students Conduct research with professors Provide administrative support to faculty and students (i.e., coordinate conferences,… Continue reading 3 Strategies to Be PhD Job Market Ready

How to Pick the Best PhD Advisor

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The advisor you choose during your PhD program is critical! Make sure to select an advisor intentionally. You don’t want anyone to sabotage your PhD dream because of department politics, faculty personality clashes, or an ego that gets in the way. To help you pick the best PhD advisor, check out the DO and DON’T… Continue reading How to Pick the Best PhD Advisor

3 Time Management Tips to Finish Your Dissertation

To get your DISSERTATION DONE, do these 4 Time Saving Tips:    Tip #1 – Keep the End in Mind First Keep the end in mind first when you’re determining your dissertation topic.   Many students select a dissertation topic based upon their passion. However, I want you to consider conducting a research study that’s DOABLE.… Continue reading 3 Time Management Tips to Finish Your Dissertation

3 Tips to Find the Best PhD Program for You

To find the best PhD program you must consider what will work best for you! Here are a few quick factors to consider.   Find a PhD program structure that fits your lifestyle Do you want to pursue your doctorate degree part-time or full-time? What’s your preferred PhD program structure (i.e., Traditional, On-line or a… Continue reading 3 Tips to Find the Best PhD Program for You

PhD Application Checklist

If you’re contemplating applying to a PhD program, make sure to do the items on this checklist: Apply to 1 to 3 PhD programs Apply to PhD programs early Research faculty profiles and find similar research interests/specialties Contact the faculty member and interview them Contact the PhD Program Director and interview them Ask the PhD… Continue reading PhD Application Checklist

The Difference Between a PhD and Master’s

There’s a significant difference between a Master’s and a PhD. A Master’s degree program will typically take 1 to 3 years to complete. This is contingent upon the program discipline, graduation requirements, and if you’re attending full-time or part-time. The good thing about a Master’s program is that you’re not required to take any general… Continue reading The Difference Between a PhD and Master’s

Six Tips to Start Pursuing Your PhD

How long have you thought about pursuing a doctorate degree? Are you too busy thinking about all the negative reasons why pursuing a PhD won’t work? Are you wasting time and precious energy thinking about all the “What if’s”? [bctt tweet=”Stop thinking about it and just be about it! NOW IS THE TIME!” username=”DrJoNataye”] Here… Continue reading Six Tips to Start Pursuing Your PhD