25 Dissertation Problems That Will Haunt You For The Rest of Your Student Life
As Spring approaches, so do the dissertation worries.
1. Between now and May, your dissertation basically becomes your life.
Forget everything else.
— VMR, MPH, MA, DrPHc (@BeAnExample) April 22, 2015
2. You’ll seriously regret not starting sooner.
— SarahJane Mccausland (@sagaloo10) March 11, 2015
3. The fear of boring the person who marks it in the first paragraph is real.
— Matt Johnson (@MattJohno1989) March 28, 2013
4. And you’ll battle over this difference throughout the whole thing.
Will I ever really understand the difference between aims and objectives?#dissertationproblems
— willy (@jessicawillmott) January 24, 2016
5. You’ll try and fail to motivate yourself.
— Weasley is our King (@Leona_G) March 25, 2015
6. And will resort to your usual habits.
— Jessika Downes-Gossl (@JessikaGossl) January 24, 2016
7. A time will come when you’ll need to take drastic measures to get shit done.
— Sarah Northwood (@sarahnorthwood) April 15, 2014
8. Because you really just need to get on with it.
— Nicole Killeen (@NicoleKilleen) April 28, 2015
9. You’ll battle with other students for that perfect spot in the library.
— Jess NíChuinn (@Captain_JJQ) December 13, 2014
10. Word will 100% not be your friend.
— Jack Guishard (@JackGuishard) April 12, 2014
11. And you’ll want to quit. A lot.
All I want is to stop working and start watching Harry Potter #dissertationproblems
— Megan Northway (@thelittletweets) January 7, 2016
12. Your friends will prove to be unhelpful.
— Olivia Middleton (@livvymiddleton) April 16, 2015
13. And you’ll start to feel overwhelmed.
Drowning in footnotes #dissertationproblems
— Jenny Vallis (@Jenny_Vallis) December 29, 2015
14. Particularly when your room looks like this.
— Adam Dyster (@AdamDyster) April 11, 2015
15. In your stressed, disorientated state, you’ll lash out in the text.
— Samantha Stever (@samanthorium) April 6, 2015
16. And will have to proofread meticulously to get rid of all the cries for help.
— Helennnn (@HelenRendle) April 22, 2014
17. Instead of alcohol, you’ll spend all your money on snacks just to get you through the day.
— JD. (@J0shuaDaniel) April 23, 2015
18. And you’ll develop an unhealthy relationship with caffeine.
— Ginny Faulker (@ginnyfaulkner) March 31, 2014
19. When you eventually meet up with your supervisor, you’ll use everything and anything as an excuse.
Is "it's too cold in my house to type" an acceptable excuse for not working on one's dissertation? #dissertationproblems
— Ashley Kniss (@thewhineyrunner) October 19, 2015
20. People inevitably finish before you and you try your best to avoid their dissertation selfies.
How have some people already finished and submitted their dissertation 😭😭 I'm not even half done
— Dayna (@DaynaSternx) March 27, 2015
21. Meanwhile D-Day is edging closer and you feel a lot like this.
— Kayleigh (@Miss_Kayleeee) April 21, 2015
22. You realise how true this statement is.
The only thing more time consuming than writing a dissertation is writing the bibliography for a dissertation 💀
— Gregory Edmund (@GTDEdmund) January 25, 2016
23. And eventually you won’t even be able to hear the word “dissertation” without freaking out.
“The D who must not be named”
It's got to the point where I have a breakdown if I even hear the word 'dissertation'
— Abbie McCarthy (@_AbbieMcCarthy) January 14, 2016
24. But when you finally finish, the relief and excitement is like nothing you’ve ever felt before.
FINISHED MY DISSERTATION 🙌🙌🙌❤️❤️❤️
— Ollie Cassidy (@Bubblebutt3000) January 28, 2016
— Chloe Roberts (@chloeroberts323) January 12, 2015
25. Then you just have to get it printed and bound…
Lol my dissertation is costing £75 to print tomorrow, kill me 🔫🔫🔫
— Katie Sill (@katieee__) January 3, 2016
— Kirsty Atkinson (@KirstyAtkinson7) April 28, 2014