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Download pdf (57KB) Margin Template
Print the template and place over pages of your final to ensure compliance with formatting
Download pdf (1.0MB) Excerpts from a Doctoral Dissertation
These excerpts were extracted from a dissertation prepared by a PhD (MSE) candidate (with permission) using Microsoft Office (MSO) Word (MSW), and auto-style formatting.
Download pdf (135KB) Advice from Dr. Stearns (Yale)
"Some of the greatest catastrophes in graduate education could have been avoided by a little intelligent foresight. Be cynical. Assume that your proposed research might not work and that one of your faculty advisors might become unsupportive - or even hostile. Plan for alternatives." (quote from Dr. Stearns' essay)
Download .doc (1.5MB) MSW Template from Duke (Auto-formatting)