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Getting what you came for : the smart student's guide to earning a Master's or a Ph. D.

Author: Robert L Peters
Publisher: New York : Noonday Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Peters
ISBN: 0374523614 9780374523619
OCLC Number: 26350526
Description: xii, 386 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: This book can help (and you probably need it!) --
What is graduate school like? --
Do you need to go? --
Should you work first? --
Choosing a school : the thesis adviser --
Choosing a school : secondary aspects --
Application and admission --
Improving your credentials for admission --
Financial aid --
The master's degree : history and hurdles --
The doctorate : history and hurdles --
Managing yourself --
Playing politics : building a reputation --
Master's comprehensive and Ph. D. qualifying exams --
Choosing and managing your thesis committee --
The thesis topic : finding it --
The thesis proposal --
The thesis : writing it --
The thesis defense --
Oral presentations : the key to being a star --
Dealing with stress and depression --
The social milieu --
Swimming with the mainstream : returning students, women, minorities, and foreign students --
Bringing it all together : the job.
Responsibility: Robert L. Peters ; illustrations by the author.
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