9780738814605

Play the Game

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  • ISBN13:

    9780738814605

  • ISBN10:

    0738814601

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-06-01
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corp

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Table of Contents

Introduction 9(4)
How to Get Into Graduate School
13(34)
Introduction
13(1)
Average is Acceptable
14(2)
Minimum Requirements
16(1)
The Application Process
17(3)
Work Experience
20(2)
The Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
22(2)
Letters of Recommendation
24(2)
Statement of purpose
26(2)
A Special Note About Transcripts
28(1)
Another Way That Makes A Difference
28(2)
False Advertising
30(3)
Affirmative Action
33(2)
Age Discrimination
35(4)
Race and Gender
39(3)
A Word About Jobs and Job Hunting
42(5)
What to do When You Get Accepted
47(46)
Introduction
47(1)
First Appearances
48(1)
Questions To Ask And What To Look For
49(2)
Behavior and Activities
51(5)
How to Pick Your Major Advisor
56(2)
The Role Of Your Major Advisor
58(2)
How To Pick Your Committee
60(2)
A Word About Faculty
62(4)
Creating a Timetable/Keeping a Journal
66(8)
Other Ways to Motivate Your Advisor and Committee
74(1)
A Word About Fairness
75(3)
How to Handle Pressure
78(7)
A Word About Assistantships
85(6)
Other Things To Think About
91(2)
Graduate School Processes
93(27)
Introduction
93(1)
Advice About Courses
94(1)
Grades versus Thesis/Dissertation
95(6)
Dissertation/Thesis versus Publishing
101(1)
Transfer Credit and Other Concerns
102(1)
The Master's Process
102(3)
The Doctoral Process
105(3)
Research Paper As A Substitute For The Master's Thesis
108(1)
Academic Grievances
109(1)
Human Subjects
110(1)
The Academic Ladder
111(3)
The History of Graduate School
114(4)
Other Things You Should Learn
118(1)
A Word About the Master's in Business Administration (MBA)
118(2)
Proposal/Thesis/Dissertation
120
Introduction
120
A Word About Writing
121
Breaking it Down
123
Purpose of Thesis/Dissertation
126
Physical Science Research versus Social Science Research
127
Selecting A Research Topic
129
Research Proposal
132
Data Collection and Analysis
137
Writing the Research Report
142
Quantitative Versus Qualitative Research
150
The Defense
154
Final Thoughts
158

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