Author Archives: Jay Bergland


Developing Relationships

November 20, 2008

Developing relationships while you are progressing through your PhD program is not only prudent, it’s essential to your long term success at the doctorate level. The professors that are teaching your courses will likely be your peers at some point … Continue reading

Grades in a Doctorate program

September 29, 2008

At the end of each quarter I will usually be contacted by one or two Learners concerned about the grade they received in a course. Typically the Learner received a grade lower than they were expecting and in some cases, … Continue reading

Not as Planned

August 15, 2008

A number of years ago a high school buddy and I decided to run a marathon. We were both fairly active and figured completing a marathon wouldn’t necessarily be THAT much of a challenge. If that delusion wasn’t enough, we … Continue reading