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Dora Farkas
Works at www.FinishYourThesis.com
Attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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How Do You Balance Thesis Writing and Job Searching When They are Both Important?
Writing your thesis can be difficult. You can jumpstart your motivation to finish your thesis by creating a job searching strategy with these 3 easy steps.
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Every graduate student deserves to get the academic and emotional support they need to finish their thesis
Learn a five step process to productive in a negative academic environment and gain the confidence you need to finish your thesis and advance your career.
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A Simple Strategy That Will Resolve 90% of the Conflicts with Your Thesis Supervisor
This article describes simple strategies that you can use to boost your self-confidence, resolve conflicts with your thesis supervisor, and graduate on time
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If getting a PhD is eroding your self-confidence, check out the 4 most common habits that you are holding you back from finishing your thesis.
If getting a PhD is eroding your self-confidence, check out the 4 most common habits that you are holding you back from finishing your thesis.
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The Crushing Consequences of Working Too Hard in Graduate School
This article describes the consequences of neglecting your health in graduate school, and offers suggestions for a healthier and more productive lifestyle.
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How to Stay Focused on Your Thesis When You Just Wanna Finish Grad School
This article describes the challenges that may prevent you from staying focused on your thesis and strategies to help you become organized and graduate.
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How You Can Break Free From Perfectionism and Procrastination As a Graduate Student
This article describes why perfectionism causes procrastination in graduate school, and the 5 myths that you need to let go of to create high quality work.
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Thesis and Dissertation Coach, Author "The Smart Way To Your PhD"
Introduction
I am the founder of www.FinishYourThesis.com, a community site for graduate students, which includes over a 100 free articles as well as an array of free resources. 

I got my PhD from MIT and I worked in industry for a few years before becoming a thesis coach. 

I am very passionate about helping graduate students complete their dissertations, and I welcome any questions from my visitors!

I live in the Boston area and I am available for speaking engagements at local universities


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I am a Writer, an entrepreneur, and a Mom
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  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    2004
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Writer, Entrepreneur, Dissertation Coach
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Writing, Coaching, Public Speaking
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  • www.FinishYourThesis.com
    Dissertation Coach, present
    I specialize in helping graduate students develop a structured approach to completing their thesis. I help them to become more focused, motivated, get support from their supervisors, speed up the writing process and find a job.
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How To Write A PhD Thesis And Get A Job At The Same Time | Cheeky Scientist
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Written by Dora Farkas, Ph.D., Founder of FinishYourThesis.com and creator of the Finish Your Thesis Program “I wished I never would have go

My Greatest Victory and the Three ESSENTIAL Ingredients of Success
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This article includes 3 key elements that are necessary to achieve success in any area of your life, particularly graduate school and career

How to Overcome the Biggest Challenge of Graduate School
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This article describes five easy strategies to overcome the biggest challenges in graduate school: lack of motivation and procrastination

Enhance Your Career Planning Through Networking and LinkedIn
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This article summarizes key networking and LinkedIn strategies to support career planning and job searching in today's digitial age.

Three Reasons Why Your Dogwalker is Wealthier Than Most PhDs
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PhDs struggle to find employment and they turn to postdocs and contract level positions to make ends meet. Is there a way to generate extra

Is Your Doctorate Degree a Good Investment of Your Time and Money?
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Many graduate students ponder whether a doctorate degree is a worthwhile investment. This blog discusses the pros and cons of earning a doct

Five Steps to Finish Your Thesis on Time While Enjoying Life - Finish Yo...
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If you want to finish your thesis on time while enjoying life, I have a 5-step system that will help you get your thesis on track.

Vacation: A Double-Edged Sword - Finish Your Thesis With Dora
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Hello from the Northeast on this snowy April Fools Day! It is one of those times when the idea of a Caribbean vacation sounds really good, e

Five Steps to Writing a Thesis Proposal
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This article summarizes the 5 key steps for successfully writing a thesis proposal that can be completed on time and prepares you for your i

How to Finish Your Thesis a Few Minutes at a Time
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Would you like to finish your thesis? This article 8 easy to implement strategies to help you write more efficiently and finish your thesis.

Six Ways To Beat Stress Anytime in Graduate School - Finish Your Thesis ...
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Stress is an unavoidable part of life, particularly in graduate school. This article lists 6 ways to beat stress in graduate school.

Job Searching Tools in the Digital Age - Finish Your Thesis With Dora
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Job searching has changed significantly in the last 20 years. A combination of online tools and personal follow-up strategies are the secret

Is Graduate School My Rite of Passage? - Finish Your Thesis With Dora
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Do you ever doubt your ability to finish graduate school? If can package these challenges into learning opportunities you will be more likel

Can you have kids in graduate school? - Finish Your Thesis With Dora
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This is a question that many married graduate students contemplate. Is it better to get the kids “over with” while you have a flexible sched

Is it Worth Getting a PhD? - Finish Your Thesis With Dora
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I have a Q&A column on Benchfly.com and it is clear that career options for PhDs is definitely the number one concern for doctoral students.

Training For Your Thesis Like It is a Marathon - Finish Your Thesis With...
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While I was in graduate school, working on my thesis reminded me of training for a race. After all, finishing a thesis requires perseverance