congrats to *Doctor* Lex!

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  1. Steve26

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    Just wanted to share the happy news that Lex, a longtime LPSGer and longtime friend of mine, successfully defended his Ed.D. dissertation today.

    Congratulations, Dr. Lex!

    :You_Rock_Emoticon::beerchug2::35::fing02::banana:
     
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    Congrats LEX!!!!! I'm so proud of your for finishing! Good luck in all your future endeavors. :D
     
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    Congratulations
     
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    Congrats, good job.
     
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    ¡Felicitaciones!
     
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    Great job! Congrads!
     
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    Congratulations Doctor.:smile:
     
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    Woot! Good job, brother!
     
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    Very impressive!

    (and, of course this is not the first time you have heard that, but perhaps in a slightly different context)
     
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    Hey Lex,

    Way to go buddy!!!!!
     
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    Great job Lex.....I understand defending your dissertation is about as much fun as a root canal without meds. Will it be published?
     
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    This is awesome! Way to go! *runs across the street to buy the champagne*
     
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    You guys are awesome. I have had the benefit of a great network of friends and family who have supported and encouraged me throughout. Thanks to everyone for playing a part in this accomplishment (you know who you are). I could not have done it without your support. During this journey, I had realized I was gay, come out to family and friends, changed jobs twice, and undergone divorce (amicable though it may be). If I can do it, surely anyone else can as well.

    It works like this: I get to present my research to a team of professors (I had 6) in 30 minutes. After that, they each get one-on-one time to question me, followed by group questions. This can go on for hours (mine lasted for 90 minutes). Then, they excuse you, debate on your pass/fail status, and then they inform you. You can fail, pass with conditions or pass. I passed. Once you get to defense, you usually pass as you are truly knowledgeable about your topic. I did field some very pointed and awesome questions.

    All approved doctoral dissertations are published in a cross-university dissertation database. IIRC, it takes about 6-8 months or more for the database to catch up. I have been encouraged to publish my dissertation in a journal and to write several articles. Time will tell if I ever get to that--I am looking forward to having more free time.
     
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    Congrats on such a huge accomplishment - you must be very proud (and smart!). x
     
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    Well done Lex! Congratulations.:biggrin1:
     
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    Congratulations, Lex, on your accomplishment. You are to truely be commended! I would love to know what your research was on, if you don't mind sharing. You can pvt me. :)
     
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    What did you get your Doctorate in?
     
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    I remember the feeling like it was yesterday relief...Congratulations!
     
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    Thanks again you guys. *blushing*

    Education. But that won't stop me from giving you a prostate exam. WOOF!

    Yes! It's OVAH!!

    As are you stud!

    YAG
    -- I will send you a PM tonight with specifics.

    Show me whom you frequent and I will tell you who you are.
     
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