Ten Success Tips To Completing Your Dissertation or Thesis

Don't let Fear or Procrastination keep you from achieving your higher education dreams!
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  • Length 2 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

Writing a Thesis or Dissertation doesn't have to be so hard, regardless of your major. This course outlines TEN SUCCESS TIPS that will help you finish your Dissertation or Thesis with ease. You will learn how to combat procrastination and commit to a writing schedule that works for you. Save yourself the headache! With these success strategies you CAN successfully achieve your higher education dreams.

This course contains engaging video lectures and many student activities all aimed at making sure that you practice the skills taught in this course and successfully complete your thesis or dissertation.

This course is designed for the serious graduate student who is ready and willing to learn the skills necessary to successfully complete their Thesis or Dissertation.

What are the requirements?

  • You should already be familiar with the the technical aspects of writing a Dissertation or Thesis.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Tips on how to STOP Procrastination
  • Steps to creating a practical writing schedule
  • Master how to apply the TEN SUCCESS TIPS with ease!

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for the serious graduate student committed to finishing their Dissertation or Thesis.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.




Welcome to the course
1 page

Welcome Letter.

Section 2: Your Procrastinator Inner Voice

Learn how fear and procrastination go hand in hand.


Learn how to face your fears


Quick wrap-up

Section 3: Picking a topic that you LOVE

Quick Introduction


Find out how to pick the right topic.

2 pages

Picking the right topic student activity/handout

Section 4: SUCCESSFUL Mentor Relationships

Understand WHY the Mentor is always right.

2 pages

Mastering your Mentor's communication style- Activity/Handout

Section 5: RESEARCH before writing

Understand why research is SO important

1 page

Getting a jump on your research - student activity/handout

Section 6: Dedicated Writing Time

Understand why you need a Dedicated Writing Time

2 pages

Planning out your D.W.T. - student activity/handout

Section 7: Success Tips 1-5 Review
Success Tips 1-5 Quiz
8 questions
Section 8: Write first. Edit Later.

Understand why writing comes before editing

2 pages

Investigating your favorite Introduction Sections - Student Activity/Handout

Section 9: Prepare for setback

Preparing for setbacks

1 page

Pre-planning for future setbacks- Student Activity/Handout

Section 10: Celebrate your success

Celebrations on the road to success

1 page

Planning out your celebrations - Student Activity/Handout

Section 11: Building your CHEER SQUAD

Learning how to build your Cheer Squad

1 page

Selecting your Cheer Squad - Student Activity/Handout

Section 12: References!!!!

Understanding the IMPORTANCE of referencing!

1 page

Starting your referencing system

2 pages

Instructions on how to set-up your Reference Management Tracking System - Student Handout

Success Tips 6-10 Quiz
7 questions
Section 13: Final thoughts

Course Wrap-up

Section 14: Don't miss my next course !

Next up - Successful Oral Defense

1 page


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Instructor Biography

Kay Burks, College Professor & Published Author

Dr. Kay is a college professor, published author, and world traveler. She holds degrees in Psychology, Elementary Education and is a Doctor of Education in the field of Educational Leadership. Dr. Kay has been teaching for the past twenty years and loves when her students not only learn but also ENJOY learning!

Dr. Kay considers herself to be a perpetual student; when she's not learning, she's not living! She is fully committed to the notion of life-long learning and believes that everyone should learn something new each day. Dr. Kay is passionate about educating, uplifting and inspiring her students and enjoys sharing her knowledge in her Udemy courses.

Dr. Kay's life motto is "DREAM BIG" and she wholeheartedly believes in the notion of people striving for their ultimate dreams.

When Dr. Kay is not teaching, she enjoys writing, reading, and spending time traveling the world. She has been to three of the seven continents, and hopes to one day get to all seven.

“I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list," – Susan Sontag

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