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    Hello all,
    I am an MPhil student in my second year of part-time study at UCL. I am in the humanities field. My advisors keep making me rewrite the first chapter, I am on my 4th draft now. Ultimately when they deem it suitable, this is the chapter I will use for my upgrade from MPhil to PhD student. Should I be concerned? How many rewrites is too many?

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    As many as is required. The point is that getting it right now will improve your chances of a smooth upgrade process. Also, you will most likely use parts of this for your final PhD thesis so it's definitely worth putting in that extra effort.
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    As many as is required. The point is that getting it right now will improve your chances of a smooth upgrade process. Also, you will most likely use parts of this for your final PhD thesis so it's definitely worth putting in that extra effort.
    Thanks so much. I'm wondering still about other people's experience.
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    Well it really depends on how practised you are and how well developed your writing style already is. The first dissertation I wrote I had to rewrite a LOT! I don't even remember how many drafts I had. But now I have maybe one or two drafts if that.
 
 
 
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