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Practice Resurrection (Or: Having a Life Outside the Library)

“Can you teach us to memorize something?” It was not a question I expected. My inquisitors were two fourteen-year-old boys who earlier that morning had been jumping off large rocks with sharp sticks in their hands and antagonizing a bees’ … Continue reading

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Mock Phone Interviews

For those interested, here is an excellent resource for practicing job interview skills: Stayhired.com

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The Art of the Interview

“There will be time, there will be time,” writes T.S. Eliot, “To prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.” Time for you and time for me, And time yet for a hundred indecisions, And for a hundred … Continue reading

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The DDO – A Student Perspective

Written by Anne Carpenter, Ph.D. Candidate, Systematics Click here to download the Word file.

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The DDO – A Student Perspective

Written by Brian Sigmon, Ph.D. Candidate, JCA Click here to download the Word file.

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Doctoral Dissertation Outline (DDO) Guide

Presented by Dr. Julian Hills, November 4, 2011. 1.  Definition, purpose:  The DDO (in some schools the “Prospectus”) is a semi-contractual document that (a) delineates a subject area; (b) articulates a clear method;  (c) situates the subject matter and method … Continue reading

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DQE in Retrospect (A Student Perspective)

Written by Eric Vanden Eykel Offering advice for the DQE process is difficult, as each person will undoubtedly approach the process differently. As I have reflected on the time I spent preparing for my own DQEs, as well as on … Continue reading

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