Dissertation Boot Camps

January 19-29, 2021

Princeton Graduate Students: Feeling stuck at home and stuck on your writing? Don’t despair: the central elements of a productive Dissertation Bootcamp—space to write, focused writing time, camaraderie, and the opportunity to reflect on the writing process—have been reimagined for a remote format! Join us virtually to make steady progress and…

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Dissertation Bootcamp offers a more flexible schedule to adapt to the demands of working at home. In addition to the required opening and closing sessions, sign up for your choice of 5 weekly online group writing and debriefing sessions to complement writing that you do on your own. The good news: no travel time!

Weekly Schedule

Dissertation Bootcamp runs over two weeks. The launch and plenary debrief sessions are required, plus participation in at least 5 writing sessions & debriefs per week. Writing Center Fellows will be on hand for all Writing Sessions. All session times are in Eastern Time.

  Tuesday
January 19
Wednesday
January 20
Thursday
January 21
Friday
January 22
 

10-11:15am
Launch Session: Goals, Schedule, and Working from Home (Required)

2-4:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

8-10:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

10am-12:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

2-4:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

8-10:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

10am-12:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

2-4:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

8-10:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

10am-12:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

2-4:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

Monday
January 25
Tuesday
January 26
Wednesday
January 27
Thursday
January 28
Friday
January 29

10am-12:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

2-4:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

10am-12:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

2-4:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

8-10:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

10am-12:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

2-4:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

8-10:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

10am-12:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

2-4:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

8-10:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

10am-12:15pm
Writing Session & Debrief

2:00pm
Plenary Debrief Session (Required)

Registration

Dissertation Bootcamp has limited enrollment. A motivational deposit of $50, paid by check, is required. Your check is not cashed upon receipt; it is returned (or shredded on your behalf!) when you’ve fulfilled your Bootcamp commitment.

A joint initiative of the Princeton Writing Program and the Graduate School