You Don’t Suck at Stats

You Don’t Suck at Stats

BY KATHY STANSBURY, PHD – IN LOVING MEMORY OF A WONDERFUL STATISTICIAN WHO WE MISS.
Statistics can trigger fear and panic for many of us, especially if we’ve been told we “Should know this already,” or if we compare ourselves to other researchers who are comfortable with statistics.

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Setting Your Intentions for 2023

Setting Your Intentions for 2023

BY ALISON MILLER, PHD, OWNER OF THE DISSERTATION COACH

Have you started a new year with a resolution to exercise more, lose weight, or be more productive only to lose sight of your goal within a few months or weeks? If so, you are not alone. Setting resolutions can…

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How to Hire a Dissertation Coach

How to Hire a Dissertation Coach

BY KATHRYN PETERSON, PHD, DISSERTATION COACH
So, you’ve decided to hire a dissertation coach. Now that you’ve made this decision, you may be nervous and overwhelmed. It’s okay. That’s normal. A dissertation is an enormous endeavor. If you’ve decided to hire a coach,…

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How to Build Confidence as an Academic

How to Build Confidence as an Academic

BY ALISON MILLER, PHD, OWNER OF THE DISSERTATION COACH AND KATE VACEK, PHD, DISSERTATION COACH AND CONSULTANT
You might not feel confident as an academic researcher and writer. Many of us–both graduate students and post-PhD researchers alike–worry if we are…

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Taming the Inner Critic in Graduate School

Taming the Inner Critic in Graduate School

BY ALISON MILLER, OWNER OF THE DISSERTATION COACH
As you work toward earning a graduate degree there is an internal voice that is near impossible to avoid, the voice of the “inner critic.” This voice may criticize your intelligence, writing, analytical skills, or…

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