Examine potential dissertation topics based on personal interests and faculty research interests.
In his first semester in the program, John starts thinking about his topic area for his dissertation. He has a few general ideas of what he'd like to do some research in, but he's still unclear about exactly what he should write about at this stage. In talking to some of his fellow cohort members, he discovers he's not the only one at this stage of the process.
View the steps John takes to hone down his dissertation topic and begin
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