20 avril 2014

In Hindsight: Former Ph.D. Students Reflect on Why They Jumped Ship

By Sydni Dunn - Chronicle Vitae. Whether it’s the bleakness of the academic job market, the price of an advanced degree, or the difficulty in finding the right faculty advisor, students don’t have too much trouble finding a reason to flee their doctoral programs. And they’re doing so at a pretty steady pace. The Council of Graduate Schools confirmed this a few years back with its Ph.D. Completion Project, which tracked 9,000 doctoral students among 30 institutions from the early ’90s through 2004. See more...

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