Monthly Archives: May 2014

How to Format Tables per APA Style

This article will show you the basics of how to format tables per APA style. Please note that it is far from comprehensive, but it should get you started on the right track!

Introduction to APA Style Tables

Tables function as a supplement to your content and are considered […]

Qualitative vs. Quantitative Methodology

What is the Difference Between Qualitative and Quantitative Methodology?

The difference between qualitative and quantitative dissertations can be seen in the meaning of each word:  qualitative comes from the Latin qualis, “of what kind?” while quantitative comes from the Latin quantus, “of what size?” Qualitative studies seek to understand subjective interrelationships while quantitative […]

Chicago Manual of Style: An Introduction

For those of you in the humanities, particularly in the fields of history and anthropology, you will eventually become an expert in citing sources according to the Chicago Manual of Style (CMS). Created by the University of Chicago Press in the early 20th century, it has become one of the most recognized […]

Dissertation Proposal Writing Tips

One of the most important tasks of your doctoral journey is developing a persuasive proposal or prospectus that outlines the research and conclusions you plan to make in your dissertation. With a team of PhDs who have been through the process—and succeeded—we’re happy to offer some helpful dissertation proposal writing tips on how to […]

Literature Review Writing Tips

It’s Time to Write Your Literature Review!

So, you’ve finished your coursework and passed your exams. Congratulations! As a prize for all of your hard work, now you get to . . . write the literature review for your dissertation. This can seem like an enormously daunting task, and the truth is—it […]

Why Should I Turn My Dissertation into a Book?

Why You Should Convert Your Dissertation into a Book

 

There are only two reasons to convert your dissertation into a book, and they’re both really good reasons. In fact, they apply to almost everyone who has earned a PhD in hopes of pursuing an academic career.

 

Because […]

Chicago Manual of Style Formatting: The Basics

An Introduction to The Chicago Manual of Style

For those of you in the humanities, particularly in the fields of history and anthropology, you will eventually become an expert in citing sources according to the Chicago Manual of Style (CMS). Created by the University of Chicago Press in the early 20th […]

Dissertation Writing Tips

Dissertation Writing Tips

Writing a dissertation is a marathon rather than a sprint and it’s important to remember that slow and steady wins the race. While frenzied, all-night writing sessions might have worked in college, they will likely be detrimental to getting your dissertation approved. Formulating sophisticated arguments and meaningful prose takes […]

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