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BSc thesis preparation resources

  1. Nov 29, 2015 #1
    My thesis supervisor usually just hands out a paper to read and to fish for the resources and all the rest of the details for myself.

    Is this a good thing or a bad thing?
     
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    This is how my bachelors thesis worked too. I think it was a good thing.
     
  4. Nov 29, 2015 #3
    Why do you think it was good for you? What did it help you learn, if I may ask?
     
  5. Nov 29, 2015 #4

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    It helped me to rely more on myself. This is a crucial skill to learn wherever you go. Let's say you're doing grad research, then your supervisor won't be there all the time to hold your hand. Quite the opposite: he'll give you some reading material and you need to absorb that on your own. This kind of bachelor thesis helps with this.
     
  6. Nov 29, 2015 #5
    Was your bachelor thesis supervisor available any time to answer questions?

    I tend to solve most of the problems in my thesis by myself using these kinds of forums, and only present a finished weekly output of work by email.

    How often should a good thesis supervision have student-supervisor interaction?
     
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