Monthly Archives: March 2019

Acing Your Dissertation Defense

After you turn in your dissertation, you will have a defense. The actual format can vary among disciplines and schools, but, in general, it’s a one to two hour event in which you “defend” your work, answer questions, or present your findings to your committee and colleagues. It can be daunting and intimidating, but […]

Why Reading Widely Is So Important

If you talk with any professional writer, at some point they will likely tell you that if you’re interested in becoming a writer, you need to read. Read a lot. The same holds true if you’re writing a major paper or dissertation. Read more, and read widely – especially things that you think may […]

Happy Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day! While we love pie here at Dissertation Editor (and let’s be real, who doesn’t), we also love pi – especially our stats team. So what is Pi Day? March 14th, or 3/14 – the chronological equivalent of pi, the mathematical term for 3.14, or the ration of the circumference of […]

The Importance of Proofreading

During the dissertation writing process, we get a lot of clients who are aware of the value of editing, rewriting, and revising, but did you know that a final proofread is just as important as the initial editing, if not more so? When we work with a client, after the editing process (both line […]

How to Beat the Winter Blahs

In many parts of the country right now, it’s still winter, although spring peeks through occasionally. Frigid temperatures, threats of snow, cold cold nights, and all you want to do is burrow under a bunch of blankets and curl up and sleep. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a real illness and needs clinical […]

National Grammar Day

Did you know that today is the only day of the year that is also a complete sentence? March Fo(u)rth! It’s only fitting, then, that today is also National Grammar Day. It was established in 2008 by Martha Brockenbrough, the founder of the Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar. Language is a complex, […]

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