Category Archives: Student Perspective
“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
Written by Anne Carpenter, Ph.D. Candidate, Systematics Click here to download the Word file.
Written by Brian Sigmon, Ph.D. Candidate, JCA Click here to download the Word file.
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
Written by Jeremy Blackwood Don’t over-stress Remember that, by the time you submit a DDO, you have passed your DQEs. In part, this means that the faculty are confident that you CAN do this Proximate goal: get it accepted Remote … Continue reading
Written by Anne M. Carpenter Doctoral Qualifying Exams are like snowflakes: every one is different. The topics follow the same general lines, but their particulars are always unique to the student involved. Every bibliography is distinct. That is why finding … Continue reading