- Subject index
This book, designed to help doctoral students carry out and complete a successful dissertation, offers a motivational guide to assist in every step of the process. The authors offer a view of the dissertation process which takes students through the doctoral proposal to the formal defense of the dissertation, and which goes beyond the academic by addressing the emotional and mental stress engendered by the process itself.
Chapter 6: Developing a Support Group (aka Two Years before the Last)
You most likely have formed some study groups during your tenure as a doctoral student. You can readily identify the colleagues who don't perform well in groups, who make inane comments in class that inspire you to roll your eyes ...