Writing a senior honors thesis, or any major research essay, can seem daunting at first. A thesis requires a reflective, multi-stage writing process. This handout will walk you through those stages. It is targeted at students in the humanities and social sciences, since their theses tend to involve more writing than projects in the hard sciences.
The Thesis Process
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This article was co-authored by Christopher Taylor, PhD. This article has been viewed , times. Students learning how to write a Master's Thesis will first learn that a central thesis question must be presented and subsequently answered. A Master's Thesis will be the most prominent piece of your graduate work up to this point, and a pertinent thesis question that forms the spine of this work elevates it from the prosaic to the significant. To write a master's thesis, make it a goal to write words every day, which will help you meet your deadline without having to rush at the last minute.
The idea of being able to create a schedule to write a thesis seems pretty obvious, straight forward and achievable. Assuming five-day weeks and one month for holidays each year, that makes for work days. So why do doctoral writers struggle to get this done? When I meet with doctoral candidates who appear to be busy writing, they often disappointedly say they are still working on the task they were doing last week, and the week before, and the week before that.