Yes, and here’s why Most post-graduate students balk at the idea of having their thesis or dissertation edited by a professional before final submission. Beyond flinching at the cost involved, they often think that a faculty member’s review will suffice. As for the expense, a scholarly paper is an investment in the future. Post-graduate papers [...]
The better question is: What type of editing do I need? If I’ve said it once I’ve said it a thousand times: every writer needs someone to proof his or her work. When you’re overly familiar with the text, it’s too easy to blindly read right over punctuation errors, typos and other mistakes. I do it all [...]
Why I do what I do I’m a story teller. I like to entertain people with stories, mostly true ones, and make them more interesting by inserting my own thoughts and perspective into the narrative. That’s called embellishment (which, by the way, is NOT a fancy word for lying). Friends, family, coworkers and strangers listen [...]
Help for getting over that final hurdle Are you really prepared to end your academic career as an ABD? An estimated 40% to 50% of doctoral students in the U.S are classified as all but dissertation, which means they’ve completed all the required coursework, but their dissertation remains unfinished. No doubt there are a variety [...]
There are a variety of reasons why students careen to a stop before crossing the finish line. The most frequent excuse is that tackling the actual planning, organizing and writing of the dissertation is so daunting.