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Cornell Proposal, Thesis, and Dissertation Writing Boot Camps

Boot Camp

Do you need help jumpstarting your proposal, thesis, or dissertation writing? Do you want to become a more productive writer to meet your goals and deadlines for completing your proposal, thesis, or dissertation? If so, we encourage you to apply for one of the Cornell Graduate School’s Writing Boot Camps.

 

Upcoming Writing Boot Camps and Writers Retreats

  • January 17-20, 2017 Boot Camp and January 18-20, 2017 Boot Camp (download application): Applications will be reviewed and will be accepted on a rolling basis until the workshop is full.

Each Writing Boot Camp includes group meetings, individual coaching and writing support, and at least four hours of writing each day. Participation in Boot Camp requires submitting an application to Jan.Allen@cornell.edu. Students who are selected to participate will be notified as soon as possible and will receive materials prior to the start of the event. Students who are selected are expected to attend all sessions of the Boot Camp.

Dissertation Writing Boot Camp:

The Dissertation Boot Camp is designed for post-A Exam students who have an approved dissertation proposal, who have completed their dissertation research, and who are writing chapters of their dissertation.

Thesis Writing Boot Camp:The Thesis Writing Boot Camp is designed for master’s students who have an approved thesis proposal, who have completed some or all of their research, and who are writing chapters of their thesis.

Proposal Writing Boot Camp:The Proposal Writing Boot Camp is designed for students who have an approved thesis or dissertation topic and who are writing their proposal or prospectus.

Past Boot Camp Events

  • June 22, 2015 One-Day Boot Camp
  • April 2015 One Day Boot Camp
  • January 2015 Dissertation Writing Boot Camp
  • January 2015 Thesis Writing Boot Camp
  • January 2015 Proposal Writing Boot Camp
  • December 2015 Writers Retreat
  • June 2014 Dissertation Writing Boot Camp
  • June 2014 Thesis Writing Boot Camp
  • June 2013 Dissertation Writing Boot Camp I
  • June 2013 Dissertation Writing Boot Camp II
  • June 2013 Thesis Writing Boot Camp
  • June 2013 Proposal Writing Boot Camp