Think back over the course of your PhD journey to date. What stands out to you as the greatest challenge you overcame? Reflect and explore what you remember.
- Why was the situation a challenge for you?
- How did you work to overcome it?
- What was the result of your success?
Your examiners need to know about your research and your journey – as told by you in your thesis and your viva – so that they can confirm you have done enough.
You need to really know how you have got this far – by reflecting on the challenges you have overcome – so that you can convince yourself you are good enough.