It would be easier to quit. Completing a doctoral program is not easy, and trying to complete a dissertation at the end of your program when the last of your energy and motivation is hanging by a string, can seem insurmountable. So, yes, it would be easier to quit. There are even individuals out in the world who proudly use the acronym aABDa (all-but-dissertation) as their terminal adegreea on resumes, business cards and such. But in all honesty, I can tell you what ABD really stands foraquitting. Youave invested too much time, energy and money into your doctoral experience to give up. With that being said, this is not an easy journey. Finding resources and support to help you navigate through your doctoral program in the most efficient and painless way is an absolute.The good news is thatyou have been preparing foryour dissertation defense since you started the program. ... exactly what to prepare (presentation, what questions to anticipate, what format to use, what materials to circulate, the logistics).
|Title||:||Dissertation and Research Success|
|Author||:||Timothy A. Delicath and Robin Buckley|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2013-02-21|