Dissertation Planning Timeline

Generating Idea

Read dissertation books

02/08/2015 - 03/03/2015

Demystifying the dissertation, salsa dancing

Read relevant books

02/24/2015 - 03/07/2015

Book list (on desk)

Confirm Chair

03/01/2015

Work on memo 1

03/08/2015 - 03/14/2015

Allison Memo 1

03/16/2015

Work on memo 2

03/17/2015 - 03/23/2015

Allison Memo 2

03/23/2015

Work on Memo 3

03/24/2015 - 03/30/2015

Allison Memo 3

03/30/2015

Memo 4

04/01/2015 - 04/14/2015

Advisee Group Presentation

04/15/2015

Idea approved by Allison

04/15/2015

Meet with committee members

04/16/2015 - 04/30/2015

Idea approved by all committee members

04/30/2015

Writing

Collect data

05/01/2015 - 06/30/2015

Write, write, write!

07/01/2015 - 07/31/2015

Proposal Revising and Scheduling

Send Draft of Proposal to Allison

08/01/2015

Revisions

08/08/2015 - 08/31/2015

Send draft of proposal to full committee

09/01/2015

Revisions

09/15/2015 - 09/22/2015

Schedule Defense

09/22/2015

Defend Proposal

09/30/2015