Resources

Listed below are other resources to help graduate students finish their dissertations and theses.

AcademicInfo.net
Online Degree Information & Subject Resources – “AcademicInfo is an online education resource center with extensive subject guides and distance learning information. Their mission is to provide free, independent and accurate information and resources for prospective and current students (and other researchers).”

College-Scholarships.com
This page lists a number of no-cost scholarship search sites. In addition, there is a wealth of other college and financial information.

DoctoralNet Ltd
The mission of DoctoralNet is to raise PhD completion rates throughout the world.  Selling subscription services to both universities and to individual students, original research design and dissertation/thesis work is supported through easy to navigate milestones and maps through the processes involved.  Students overcome confusion and isolation through asynchronous groups and live webinars where they can get their questions answered. Personal motivation over years of individual research is always an issue.  Some of the favorite DN solutions include our 365 motivational emails and the 30 day Doctoral writing challenge.

All DoctoralNet professors are retired from universities and have years of experience and multiple graduates behind them.  They continue to serve as examiners, editors and coaches.  Prices are kept to a minimum for individual clients through a mixed application of technological solutions and individual coaching or mentoring.

GradResources.org
Grad Resources seeks to address the total needs (practical, personal and spiritual) of graduate students. Grad students, who number 2 million in the United States alone, are an often neglected sector of the public in terms of service organizations and resources. These graduate students, however, represent America’s future since many go on to become our nation’s leaders and professors.

Grad Resources offers:

  • Crisis line (f you are a grad student in crisis, please call the Crisis Line right away at 1-877-GRAD-HLP)
  • e-mentors
  • resources (seminars and special events)
  • helpful articles

National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS.org)
link to national association of graduate-professional students
The National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS) has a threefold mission for the graduate and professional student community in the United States of America: (1) develop and sustain a member network to connect graduate and professional students and their associations, (2) provide resources and support to empower members, and (3) advocate at local and national levels on their behalf.

The NAGPS is a cooperative national student organization serving the interests of

  • graduate- and/or professional-degree students,
  • their student organizations, and
  • their graduate schools.

NAGPS is THE voice of graduate and professional students in the United States. It is the only national organization dedicated to representing both graduate and professional student concerns. NAGPS works to bring graduate and professional students together to assist them in self-governance, and to represent their interests to both the public and the state and federal government. Many of NAGPS goals are structural in nature, such as:

  • building a library of documents on issues related to graduate education;
  • offering low-cost health insurance to graduate and professional students;
  • representing hundreds of thousands of graduate and professional student members;
  • hosting regional and national conferences to discuss dozens of topics related to postbaccalaureate education;
  • providing technical assistance to students interested in forming campus graduate student organizations; and,
  • developing services for graduate and professional students.

The Open Education Database (OEDb.org)   Facebook | Twitter
link to Open Education DatabaseThe Open Education Database (OEDb) is an open and free resource about online higher education, which dates back to 2007. In addition to publishing yearly college rankings, the site offers information about how to research quality schools and find resources useful to current and prospective college students.

The section on schools helps graduate students choose an online school, learn about the admissions and application process, gather financial aid options, compare Master’s and PhD programs, and find test preparation advice. The guide is on the Online Schools page, which provides users with the opportunity to search for their perfect online school.

Phinished.org
THE discussion forum for graduate students working on a thesis or dissertation. “PhinisheD is the place on the web to find friendly advice and support as you struggle with your dissertation or thesis, and afterwards as you navigate the stormy seas of academia.

 

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