“Surviving a Doctoral Program” Boot Camp Starter Kit

Union Institute & University Residency | January 2012
Surviving a Doctoral Program

Regina Nelson (Cohort 10)                     Steve Stone (Cohort 9)
regina.nelson@email.myunion.edu                steve.stone@email.myunion.edu

Boot Camp Starter Kit

“How to Survive a Doctoral Program” Powerpoint

Used book sites

http://www.half.ebay.com/
http://www.alibris.com/
http://www.abebooks.com/

Software/Applications

On-line Backup
http://www.carbonite.com/en/

http://www.top-10-online-backups.com/

Writing/Organizing/Formatting
http://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener.php
http://www.perrla.com/
http://www.mindjet.com/

Reference/Citation Managers
http://www.zotero.org/
http://www.endnote.com/
Pomodora Method
Text Aloud/Dragon Speaking Naturally

How to Gut a Book
http://davidlavery.net/How_to_Gut/how_to_gut_a_book.htm
http://mark82.net/files/How_to_gut_a_book.pdf
http://amst522.wordpress.com/2010/09/13/how-to-gut-a-book-or-the-best-advise-my-grad-school-advisor-ever-gave-me/

Organization
Excel Spreadsheet > Tables (demo)
Cheats
Study Hacks
Ask.com
Wiki

Other
Amazon Prime for students ($29/year)
Stanford On-line Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Fr. Guido Sarducci

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