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What to Consider  if You’re Considering a PhD Glen Farrelly  October  18, 2010 Presentation to masters students Royal Road...
About Me <ul><li>Glen Farrelly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Graduated MAPC, 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enrolled in PhD, Facu...
To PhD or Not to PhD? <ul><li>Love research & exploration </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy sharing thoughts </li></ul><ul><li>Recog...
Choosing a Program <ul><li>Be open </li></ul><ul><li>Explore </li></ul><ul><li>Find a good fit </li></ul><ul><li>Trust you...
What to Consider <ul><li>Consider disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>Consider programs </li></ul><ul><li>Consider university </...
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What to Consider if You're Considering Doing a PhD

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What to Consider if You're Considering Doing a PhD

  1. 1. What to Consider if You’re Considering a PhD Glen Farrelly October 18, 2010 Presentation to masters students Royal Roads University
  2. 2. About Me <ul><li>Glen Farrelly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Graduated MAPC, 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enrolled in PhD, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Studying mobile social media apps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.glenfarrelly.com </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. To PhD or Not to PhD? <ul><li>Love research & exploration </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy sharing thoughts </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Offers unique opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>(Not for +++ salary) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Choosing a Program <ul><li>Be open </li></ul><ul><li>Explore </li></ul><ul><li>Find a good fit </li></ul><ul><li>Trust your hunches </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t pay! </li></ul>
  5. 5. What to Consider <ul><li>Consider disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>Consider programs </li></ul><ul><li>Consider university </li></ul><ul><li>Consider faculty </li></ul>

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