What Should I Know About This Dive?
Pursuing a doctorate is a fantastic undertaking, and one to be quite proud of upon completion.  

What do we mean by a doctorate?   We mean that after you complete that degree, you are a true ‘expert’ from an academic point of view.  You can’t earn any higher degree.  For example, a PhD is a doctoral terminal degree.  An MD is sometimes considered a doctoral terminal degree.  
Bottom line, if you earn a doctoral degree, it’s associated with one word most clearly: RESPECT.
Pursuing this dive means you’re serious about your subject matter.  We hope this handbook helps you get there!