On this episode, we discuss six strategies and tips you can use in writing your dissertation. Let’s face it—writing a dissertation can be difficult and overwhelming. The goal of this video is to help you avoid the common mistakes writers make during the dissertation planning and writing processes.
Here’s a recap of the strategies we cover:
Tip 1: Start somewhere, anywhere. It doesn’t have to be at the beginning. In fact, it probably won’t be.
Tip 2: Separate the writing and editing processes. When you sit down in the early stages to write your dissertation, don’t stop to make corrections and don’t expect perfection.
Tip 3: Don’t try to make your writing at this stage sound “academic.” Rather, just write from the heart.
Tip 4: Write in chunks and out of order.
Tip 5: Organize your citations on note cards, or the digital equivalent, from the very beginning.
Tip 6: Write as early in the day as possible and set a goal for writing at least 1 page per day.
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