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academic PhD Life

Dissertation committee insight

Don’t choose a “safe” dissertation committee. Choose committee members who see and believe in the potential of your work! Never knew how important working with dissertation committee members are to stretching your own creativity and vision! So thankful.

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academic PhD Life

advice & tips on prospectus defense preparation:

I wrote this up for a friend who is defending his prospectus soon. So sharing it here. This is what I did or how I would prepare if I were doing it again… I jotted down reflections to the following questions in my journal. Be prepared to say – if/as you feel important, give very […]

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academic theology

ABD – all but dissertation

Yes, I am officially ABD (all but dissertation)!  So this means I have fulfilled all the requirement for Ph.D. degree except for writing and defending the dissertation!  To get here, I completed course work, took comprehensive exams, wrote and defended a prospectus (proposal for dissertation), and got my prospectus officially approved!  ABD are the best […]

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health weight loss

Sleep Apnea – I’m done with it!

I no longer have sleep apnea! Last year I was diagnosed with sleep apnea and had to use C-Pap machine or get a dental device to treat my sleep apnea.  Great news is that I no longer have sleep apnea!  How?  I lost 35 lbs in the past two years.  Last year when I got […]