Charming! Dr. Saedi’s knack for serving up practical advice with generous splash of quick wit makes for a deliciously functional read. I found myself wishing I had such a candid peak at the road ahead of me when I was pondering doctoral programs. As an educator of master s students, I was very appreciative of the Your Turn action plan guides at the end of each chapter, and I will be heartily recommending this book to my students who are contemplating pursuing a Ph.D. Thank you for keeping it real Dr. Saedi!