Stage 1 - Understanding Expectations
General Information on Understanding Expectations
- Web page from the Re-envisioning the PhD site with links to pages on selecting an advisor, working out expectations
- Brief commentary on advisor's roles from the Chronicle of Higher Education
- A good place to start is the School of Graduate Studies. Here you will find information on writing and research support, funding resources, international student support, dissertation templates, and more.
Step 1: Seek out and establish necessary support.
Step 2: Negotiate with your advisor/department about what they seek/expect from you.
Step 3: Discuss expectations for the dissertation with your advisor/ department.
Step 4: Generate and complete forms and timeline.