But do you really need a coach? What can a coach actually do for you? Here are some of the top benefits my students have expressed appreciation for.
As anyone who has worked with a study buddy or workout partner will know, having someone to hold you to your commitments and egg you on can make all the difference when you’re working on something independently.
However, not all supervisors have the time and resources to provide this level of support to their students consistently. A good dissertation coach provides this accountability, acting as your supervisor when your actual supervisor is too busy.
At the same time, a coach always has your project’s long term goals in mind, so if you get stuck in a single spot, your coach can help get you moving again.
A coach can spot if something is missing from your research, if you are focusing too much energy on something tangential, or if you have gaps or flaws in your logic or presentation.
It is your coach’s job to be excited and enthusiastic about your work (even when you are not), helping you remember why you are doing a dissertation project in the first place.
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