Despite successful completion of coursework and comprehensive finals, many doctoral students are deterred from finishing their degree at the dissertation-phase, and are commonly referred to as ABDs (All But Dissertation). ABDs are prevalent at many schools and within various disciplines of study, and non-completion can affect the individual both personally and professionally. The problem also reflects poorly on universities, and can create repercussions to society.When you go into programs like this [PhD], you dona#39;t go into it haphazard; you worry about the presentation and flow. People that dona#39;t worry about those things dona#39;t do these [PhD dissertations] to a certain extent. Ia#39;m not a perfectionist, but Ianbsp;...
|Title||:||PhD Or ABD: To be Or Not to Be?|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|