- Massachusetts Institute of Technology2004
- www.FinishYourThesis.comDissertation Coach, presentI 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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