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Who do I use as support?

“There’s a limit to the number of times that my supervisor can come to a thesis with a fresh pair of eyes.”

“I once did an exercise where a group of PhD students brainstormed what they would like from their supervisor. You should have seen the list – constructive criticism, friendship, intellectual support, regular contact, direction, planning advice, emotional support, guidance, technical support, thesis editing, proofreading, etc, etc. I looked at them and said; do you think it’s fair to ask all this from one person?’”