Yet another PhD floods the market..

Discussion in 'General Distance Learning Discussions' started by edowave, Mar 21, 2010.

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  1. japhy4529

    japhy4529 House Bassist

    Congratulations!!
     
  2. Shawn Ambrose

    Shawn Ambrose New Member

    Congrats on your achievement! It feels great doesn't it?
     
  3. Maniac Craniac

    Maniac Craniac Moderator Staff Member

  4. mbaonline

    mbaonline New Member

    Congratulations!

    I too am very envious. Good job Dr. Edowave.
     
  5. major56

    major56 Active Member

    A Big name school and Big degree … CONGRATULATIONS!!!
     
  6. edowave

    edowave Active Member

    Kinda hard to say really. After I passed my quals, I did the one thing everyone told me not to do: I started a full-time job. I figured I could finish the dissertation during my "free time", but my job didn't really leave me any. Then I got engaged and moved to New Jersey.

    In the end it took me about 3 years to do the dissertation. :eek: Looking back I can't believe how fast the time flew by. It really shouldn't have taken no longer than a year. I credit the wonderful members on this board for keeping me going. Reading everyone's success stories is what pushed me to "get it done."

    As for the "what's next" question, right now I'm now dealing with wedding planning. After that settles down, I wouldn't mind teaching an online course or two. (to pay for said wedding.)

    The real question is, who's next to join the PhD club?
     
  7. Abner

    Abner Well-Known Member


    Wat to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Abner :)
     
  8. SurfDoctor

    SurfDoctor Moderator Staff Member

    So double congrats are in order. One for the doctorate and one for the upcoming wedding. Thanks for the info.
     
  9. John Bear

    John Bear Senior Member

    What a fine thing you have done, Ed. Sincere congratulations.

    Permit me to remind people that you are also an alumnus of the Heriot-Watt MBA program (part online, part on campus) . . . and also a survivor, as it were, of alt.education.distance.

    (Just for the heck of it, I just had a look at alt.education.distance. I guess user groups never die, unless the founder cancels them. So there are 29,360 messages, none relating to distance education for years . . . and Rita Laws' FAQs haven't been updated since 2003. Wonder what name the truly evil "Factwatcher" is using now.)
     
  10. PhD2B

    PhD2B Dazed and Confused

    Truly an accomplishment! Congratulations.
     
  11. J. Ayers

    J. Ayers New Member

    Congratulations and best wishes!
     
  12. jek2839

    jek2839 New Member

    Congrats!!!
     
  13. Randell1234

    Randell1234 Moderator Staff Member

    I hope I am next or at least "in line". As far as the wedding, are we all invited? My niece is getting married in NJ in the summer and I will be there anyway...;)
     
  14. PhD2B

    PhD2B Dazed and Confused

    Don't you have to catch the bouquet or something? :D
     
  15. Randell1234

    Randell1234 Moderator Staff Member

    Glad to see someone has a sense of humor! :cool:
     
  16. friendorfoe

    friendorfoe Active Member

    Congrats on both.
     
  17. Dave Wagner

    Dave Wagner Active Member

    Congrats! Best of luck getting through the administration and any potential hurdles there.
     
  18. Infoseek

    Infoseek New Member

    Congratulations, Edowave!
     
  19. J. Ayers

    J. Ayers New Member

    Congratulations and best wishes!
     
  20. Maniac Craniac

    Maniac Craniac Moderator Staff Member

    Take a look at post number 31 in this thread. I think you will be as amused as I am. :D
     

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