The journey to getting your PhD is not always easy, but it is rewarding. In the following articles, three authors share considerations in making the decision and applying; completing the program and defending a dissertation; and working as a professor.
Making the Decision and Applying
Critical considerations in deciding to pursue a doctorate include selecting a school, finding funding, and enlisting family support.
From Program Completion to Dissertation Defense
Advice for completing the coursework, the comprehensive exams, and the dissertation.
On Being a Professor
Being a professor involves a constellation of professional responsibilities.