Surviving a Bad Thesis or Dissertation Advisor

by Barbara von Diether, MEd, EdD There are bad thesis and dissertation advisors in every institution of higher education in every part of the world. Bad thesis and dissertations advisors cost students thousands of dollars, many months of unnecessary toil, […]

Why Should I Hire a Consultant to Help with My Dissertation Proposal?

(Hire a consultant for my dissertation proposal? Isn’t that what my dissertation chair and committee are for?) by Richard Pollard, Ph.D. Your Dissertation Proposal — Start Strong I’ve worked with a lot of doctoral students over the years and, until […]

The Beauty of Scholarship

By E. M. Levy In a time when people are communicating important information via Twitter and the very existence of facts is being questioned, the traditions of academic scholarship, built on the bedrock of logic and reason, are going to […]

3 Major Benefits Of Consulting A Professional Dissertation Advisor For Your Thesis Project

The dissertation writing process is long process for most graduate students. Regardless of the nature of the project or the academic field you are in, be prepared to work hard during the dissertation writing process. Some of the most strenuous […]

3 Cautionary Factors To Keep In Mind When Choosing A Dissertation Topic

Competition defines the world of academia. Just like in the business world, students strive to outdo each other. From classroom sit-in tests to lengthy research projects, every academic task is characterized by competition. This antagonistic spirit infects and affects all […]

Toward the Valorization of Lexical Obfuscationizationism in Academic Discourse: Some Recommendations

by Rick Oaks Doctoral Dissertation Writing Consultant, Dissertation Editor, Qualitative and Quantitative Research Consultant Suffixation: A suffix is a morpheme added at the end of a word to form a derivative, e.g., -ation, -fy, -ing,-it is (My computer, July 16, 2016). Suffixation can […]

How to Hyperlink Your Table of Contents in Microsoft Word

by Sara HopkinsProfessional Copy Editor and Proofreader As an avid e-reader, I love to come across an e-book that has a “hyperlinked” table of contents. Then I can easily click back and forth between the start of each chapter and […]

Research Is The Foundation For Strong Academic Assignments

Research is the one aspect of any paper that could potentially make or break the entire assignment. Done right, it could lead to positive feedback and accolades. Done wrong and you could bring about your own scholastic execution. Okay, so […]

In It to Win It

Rita A. Jonathan, Ph.D. |   One of the perks of a past administrative position I held was a recurring opportunity to meet with learners who were just beginning the dissertation process. The doctoral candidates I addressed were […]

Why to Cite and How to Format Citations in APA Style

Why should you cite sources in APA dissertations and APA papers? One reason is because it’s the right thing to do—giving credit to the originator of the idea or fact. Another reason is to demonstrate your manuscript isn’t a cobbled […]