For students aspiring toward careers as experts in their fields, earning a Ph.D. seems like the perfect option. Although lengthier than just earning an undergraduate degree, doctoral degree programs can open the door to high-level management and consulting careers, research opportunities, and tenured positions in postsecondary education. The reality, however, is that Ph.D. students are […]
Competition is stiff for grants, fellowships, and other financial support, so many academics are raising money for research through crowdfunding.
Completing the dissertation will not be an easy journey, but winning that diploma makes all the hard work and long nights worth it.
While finding steady work within academia may be hard, it's certainly not impossible. It'll just require serious hard work, determination, and preparation to get there.
With so many resources out there telling you not to pursue a Ph.D., it's important to also look at the reasons a Ph.D. can make you a desirable commodity on the job market.
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Over the past few decades, there has been a steady decline in the postsecondary education industry for tenured and tenure-track professors. So what are Ph.D.s doing instead?
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