This dissertation Checklist
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Compare Dissertation Services

Dissertation Service Checklist & Comparison

The comparison checklist below lists the most important resources and services that must be provided by a dissertation service BEFORE it will be able to RELIABLY complete your dissertation successfully.  This checklist can be used to compare the resources and services provided by the Academic Research Group (ARG) with up to two competing alternatives.  Each row first lists the resource or service in question, the ARG resources/services available, the two competitors offerings, and a EXPLANATION explaning WHY those resources and services are important.

CAPABILITIES Dissertations.com COMPETITOR
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Will the provider use Sources with an Epistemic Ranking CORRECT for Your Dissertation? YES ? ? Source credibility is required to justify your arguments.
Will the Review of Literature be written around the variables of YOUR study? YES ? ? This is MANDATORY for a dissertation to be successfully completed.
Are written guidelines for all Proposal chapters required for your dissertation included at NO EXTRA CHARGE? YES ? ? MANDATORY for the consistency a successful dissertation requires.
Are LIVE telephone consulting/coaching sessions specific to YOUR dissertation offered? YES ? ? The complexity of a dissertation makes this capability mandatory.
Are EMPIRICAL Issues GUARANTEED to be Addressed in the Literature Review? YES ? ? These are MANDATORY for a quality Literature Review.
Are THEORETICAL Issues GUARANTEED to be Addressed in the Literature Review? YES ? ? Absolutely MANDATORY for a quality Review of Literature.
Will the FULL Text of ALL Source Material, for BOTH Empirical & Theoretical issues, be provided? (Needed most during Defense) YES ? ? This is ESSENTIAL to a successful defense.
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Is the service based in the United States? YES ? ? Complex dissertations require U.S. based quality assurance.
Is a U.S. address displayed in the service provider's Web site? YES ? ? A U.S. based service will display its address to build walk-in business!
Has the service company been in business under the SAME name for over 42 years? YES ? ? STABILITY is the key to a firm's ability to deliver quality.
Does the service employ ONLY U.S. based writers with advanced degrees, including doctorates? YES ? ? Proven expertise is required for a successful dissertation.
Does the service employ U.S. based writers & researchers with advanced degrees FROM AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES ONLY? YES ? ? Detailed knowledge of American University standards & procedures is mandatory.
PAYMENT
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Is full payment required in advance by the service? NO ? ? Why pay for services NOT YET performed?
Is only a down payment required to start the work, with final payment in full upon completion? (vs Full Payment in Advance) YES ? ? Only start-ups or those using overseas sub-contractors insist upon full payment in advance.
Is a sample of the finished work provided for your inspection prior to final payment? YES ? ? Ensure quality by insisting upon an inspection. U.S. based services should have no problem with final payment due after inspection of a finished work sample.