3 Writing Center Resources that Helped me Complete my Dissertation

Writing my dissertation was the most challenging, yet most rewarding of endeavors. With over a decade of graduate school experience, I have had many opportunities for academic and professional writing. As such, I believed I possessed the necessary skill set required for writing a doctoral dissertation. Unfortunately, a few months in I had a sad … Continue reading 3 Writing Center Resources that Helped me Complete my Dissertation

3 Things I Needed to Successfully Complete My Doctoral Capstone

Are you worried about the challenge of the dissertation or capstone process? If so, then you are not alone.  When I started, I was unaware of all the considerations and requirements needed for a successful journey.  To help alleviate your concerns, I am sharing a few pearls of wisdom I have learned through my own … Continue reading 3 Things I Needed to Successfully Complete My Doctoral Capstone

Demystifying the Purpose and Functions of NVivo

If you are a student in qualitative coursework or a doctoral candidate working on a qualitative capstone project, then you have probably discussed or read about NVivo software. You may be under the impression that NVivo software has the capability not only to code your data or resources but also analyze it for you. As … Continue reading Demystifying the Purpose and Functions of NVivo

5 Reasons to go International for your Residencies

Going abroad for my second residency was one of the best decisions I have ever made. Madrid, Spain could not have been a better location for my summer international residency.  It was modern, friendly, relatively safe, with breathtaking architecture, easy to get-around public transportation, and an array of delectable restaurants. Madrid is located in the … Continue reading 5 Reasons to go International for your Residencies

5 Reasons you Should Join a Student-Led Facebook Group Today

One of the major pitfalls of pursuing a degree online is that we do not get to socially engage with other students. Being an online student can feel isolating. Yes, we have “discussions” but it is not the same as students at a brick and mortar school; we do not have the physical proximity to … Continue reading 5 Reasons you Should Join a Student-Led Facebook Group Today