This is a book for dedicated academics who consider spending years masochistically overworked and underappreciated as a laudable goal. They lead the lives of the impoverished, grade the exams of whiny undergrads, and spend lonely nights in the library or laboratory pursuing a transcendent truth that only six or seven people will ever care about. These suffering, unshaven sad sacks are grad students, and their salvation has arrived in this witty look at the low points of grad school. Inside, youall find: ac advice on maintaining a veneer of productivity in front of your advisor ac tips for sleeping upright during boring seminars ac a description of how to find which departmental events have the best unguarded free food ac how you can convincingly fudge data and feign progress This hilarious guide to surviving and thriving as the lowliest of life-formsathe grad studentawill elaborate on all of these issues and more. www.facebook.com/stupiddecisiontogogradschool From the Trade Paperback edition.This is a book for dedicated academics who consider spending years masochistically overworked and underappreciated as a laudable goal.
|Title||:||Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School|
|Publisher||:||Three Rivers Press - 2010-04-13|