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Guidelines For Composing A Successful Doctoral Dissertation

There are some general guidelines that you will need to follow to write your dissertation. Please keep in mind that some schools will ask that you do my dissertation in a specific format that may vary from the information that this essay provides. These are general ideas that you will use if you are not asked to use a specific format for your paper. These general ideas will make your paper easy to read and formatted in a way that looks professional. Some of these guidelines are the same for some of the main formatting styles. It will depend on what your specific criteria are whether this general information will work for you. This is not the format for papers that require APA or MLA formatting.

  1. You can usually choose your format. All pages should be formatted the same
  2. The font size should be between 10 point and 12 point
  3. Limit the use of underlined or italicized text
  4. Bold text should not be used
  5. There should be a one inch margin on all sides of the paper for the text part of the paper.
  6. There should be page on all pages of the actual text in the center on either the top or the bottom
  7. Your paper should be double spaced except the footnotes, column headings, bibliography, block quotations, and chapter titles
  8. Your dissertation should include a title page, copyright page, acknowledgments, table of contents, list of tables, charts, figures, graphs, etc., preface, the text, the bibliography, and the appendices

The best way to understand how to format your paper is to get an example paper to use as a guide. You may also be able to get a dissertation template that you can just fill in your information and the formatting has already been completed for you. These are helpful resources. If you need information on a specific format, refer to a formatting guide and find an example of a paper written in that format. There are articles that will explain the various different forms and there are specific examples that you can use as well. You can find ones that will be helpful.

It is important that you make sure that the various different sections are presented separate from your text and you should use double spacing and an easy to read font and font size to make it easier to read.

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Key Notes

Key notes to remember when crafting your PhD paper is to always be aware of who your audience is and the direction you are trying to go with it. A lot of people make mistakes by randomly writing and not giving much thought beforehand.