The Unruly PhD

The Unruly PhD

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The Unruly PhD is a collection of first-person stories recounted by former graduate students who have successfully reached the other side of a PhD - and are willing to speak frankly about the challenges and decisions they faced along the way. Their stories reveal that many of the difficulties associated with graduate school are institutional rather than personal; that getting sidetracked, detoured and even derailed are the norm, not the exception; and that success is not necessarily tied to the tenure track - or even to completion. Ultimately, The Unruly PhD leaves no doubt that there are as many right ways to get through graduate school as there are students willing to forge their own paths.Someone needs to do it because eventually, hopefully, it will lead tosaving human lives. ... She went tothe career center andrealized that she could get the jobshe wanted without finishing her PhD, so she quit, applied to law firms, got her jobanbsp;...

Title:The Unruly PhD
Author:Rebecca Peabody
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2014-08-13


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