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Getting a Ph.D. is an intellectually exciting experience. It can also be very painful. Roughly 40,000 doctoral students graduate each year in the United States. Most of them bear the scars of what is too often a lonely and difficult rite of passage. They all could have benefited from seeing the lighter side of the doctoral process, and that is what The Ph.D. Survival Guide ...more
ebook, 131 pages
Published March 2nd 2011 by Eric Jay Dolin (first published 2005)
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Sarah Carol Williams
Received this as a first reads winner. Read because my boyfriend is a PHD student and I though it would be a good little insight into his mind. It was very informative yet funny and real at the same time. I feel like I learned a bit about what it means to be a PHD student.
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I love history, nature, and telling dramatic, sometimes wondrous, and often tragic stories of how people treat themselves, each other, and the environment. My goal is to entertain and inform, and leave the reader glad that they took the time to read my books.

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