arguments I have ever heard for avoiding the active voice in a thesis are (i) many theses are written in the passive voice, and (ii) some very polite people find the use of "I" immodest. Generally: do on the spot exercises and discussion of ways and means. What was the worst thing about the session? Writing reviews of theses you read will improve your understanding of them. If want to wax lyrical about your topic, here is the place to.
Keep this observation about the web in the back of your mind for later, when you are not writing a thesis. It should be a distillation of the thesis: a concise description of the problem(s) addressed, your method of solving it/them, your results and conclusions. Org/ or http www. My hooding ceremony was a day just like any other. On behalf of scholars everywhere, I wish you good luck! Excesses, however, are obviously counter-productive: several espressi and you will be buzzing too much to sit down and work; several drinks at night will slow you down next day. Write when you feel inspired This rule is tricky. Middle chapters In some theses, the middle chapters are the journal articles of which the student was major author. Leave plenty of time to prepare your bibliography/list of references.