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3 STUMBLING BLOCKS TO RECEIVING YOUR DOCTORAL DEGREE

Posted by Jeffery Davis on Jan 26, 2018 7:13:44 AM

Adobe Spark-9.jpgMany people dream of earning a doctoral degree, but the number of those who accomplish this is small. The path to graduation is challenging – just 4% of adults in the U.S. hold a doctoral degree.

To succeed at this level, you don’t just have to be smart, driven, and determined, you need to be ready for everything life throws at you. By avoiding these stumbling blocks, you can be among the group that is proudly called “doctor” and earn your walk across the stage at graduation.

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Topics: Study Tips, Doctoral Program Tips, Doctoral Degrees, Student Resources

WHY SHOULD YOU PURSUE A DOCTORAL DEGREE?

Posted by Jeffery Davis on Dec 11, 2017 7:00:22 PM

Are you ready to join the 2%?

Pursuing a doctoral degree is a major undertaking. It involves careful planning, hard work, and making a commitment to the time it takes to complete a rigorous program.

It is not for the faint of heart. Most of the students who decide to pursue a degree at this level are already well into their careers and have families and responsibilities that leave them with a limited amount of free time. Enrolling in a program that requires an additional 15-20 hours of work per week of time is a major undertaking – but many make it work, and the rewards are often great.

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PH.D. OR ED.D.: WHICH DEGREE FITS YOUR CAREER GOALS

Posted by Jeffery Davis on Nov 10, 2017 1:00:36 PM

One of the most frequently asked questions from aspiring doctoral students is, “What is the difference between a Ph.D. program and a practitioner-based doctoral program like a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)?”

Knowing the differences between these two doctoral degrees will help prospective students make the best educational decision for their career goals. If a student is interested in higher education academics or scholarly research, a Ph.D. program will likely be the right fit. Those who are interested in executive management, administration, or consulting should consider a practitioner-based program.

Here are the objectives of both types of doctoral programs in education:

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Topics: PhD Degrees, College of Education, EdD Degrees, Doctoral Program Tips, Doctoral Degrees