Greetings Dr. Tull,
I just wanted to touch bases with you. I wasn’t sure if I let you know that I successfully defended my dissertation in January and will be participating in the graduation this week at UMB. I wanted to extend a heart-felt thanks to you and the PROMISE family for providing an outlet and forum for me to “get away” from the daily stresses of graduate school. However at the same time reminding me to focus on my studies and get done!
Thanks so much for your support over the past few years even though I was not able to participate as much in my last year or so. I hope that this program continues to grow and encourages other students of color to pursue the PhD!
~Sarice R. Boston, Ph.D.
University of Maryland Baltimore
School of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Hi Dr. Carter,
I just wanted to let you know that I passed my dissertation defense! Thanks for all of your work and the support of the PROMISE staff. The Dissertation House was a huge help in getting me through this process.
Thank you so much Dr. Tull and Dr. Carter for the warm wishes, thoughts and celebrating with me! I deeply appreciate your support and all of the incredible work that you do with PROMISE!
The defense was incredible (I never thought I would say this but I felt so much joy in sharing my research with the committee and guests)… I was given very minor edits and revisions to complete following the defense– and as of yesterday night– I am done! All revisions and edits are now completed, everything is signed off on and my dissertation has been posted:)
Bless you both!
University of Maryland College Park
Assistant Professor, Iona College, 2011
Yes, I successfully defended yesterday! It went very well. I appreciate all of the work that you helped me with last summer–I rally feel like I turned the corner after the week long session.
Thank you so much. Yesterday was fun–I guess it’s like that when you feel prepared.
Again, thanks for your help!
Wendell D. Hall
EDHI Doctoral Program
University of Maryland College Park
Completing a funding proposal:
Completing the dissertation proposal:
Hello Dissertation House Doctors!
I just wanted to thank you for all your help during Dissertation House this past summer. I just successfully defended my dissertation proposal defense today! Since I defended before the October 1st deadline, I’ll be able to apply to internship this fall. Hope everything is going well for you and maybe I’ll see you again for another Dissertation House to work on my final product.
Have a great day,
Human Services Psychology
Moderator Note: Meredith finished the Ph.D. in 2011
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Geesh! What a day… Stumbled in late and got some really dirty looks, so I won’t do that again. LOL. Much of the day was spent pulling articles. I have to admit I lost my way; it seems pretty easy to lose my way these days. Lol! I was able to fine-tune my Problem Statement and I also managed to put some scope around this “monster of a project”.
I often ask myself, “What is wrong with you?” I have to be literally out-o-my-mind to have signed up for such a painful process.. Writing a dissertation is brutal! I’ll have you know that I am actually enjoying it though; this is a good type of pain. They say “misery loves company”; at least I am not in this thing alone. LOL.
Tomorrow, I intend to take a deep-dive into the articles that I retrieved and hopefully, get some reading done. Before the day is done tomorrow, I will have the questions from the proposal cookbook answered.
That’s all I’ve got… Until tomorrow guys!!!