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The secret to writing a dissertation


The latest episode of our student-produced Write Right podcast tackles a big subject: how to write a dissertation. Only about half of all those who begin a PhD program actually finish; for most, the biggest stumbling block is the dissertation. In this episode, we talk to UWC Director Candace Hastings, our very own dissertation-whisperer, about what students can do to tackle this career-defining writing project. And we hear from UWC staffer and current grad student Nick Cenegy, who runs our Dissertation, Article, and Thesis Assistance program. And, finally, we learn from the experiences of Dr. Karen Davis, a former UWC consultant who just received her doctorate from Texas A&M this month.