To all who have an ear: If you are even remotely considering doing a PhD these are a must read!!!!! DON'T MISS THEM!! :thumbsup: :thumbs: http://tryer.jottit.com/phd_preparation , and http://seanmichaellucas.blogspot.com/2008/05/ministerial-students-calling-and-phd.htm , and http://nijaygupta.wordpress.com/phd-advice/ The first one maybe the most comprehensive of the three. If you are even remotely considering doing the PhD, take it from someone who knows, please read these prayerfully. FYI!! "That is all!"