posted October 29, 2004 20:29
saw this on a livejournal, thought it was rather amusing...
Top 10 Lies Told by Graduate Students
10. It doesn't bother me that my college roommate is making $80,000 a year on Wall Street. 9. I would be delighted to proofread your book / chapter / article. 8. My work has a lot of practical importance. 7. I would never date an undergraduate. 6. Your latest article was so inspiring. 5. I turned down a lot of great job offers to come here. 4. I just have one more book to read and then I will start writing. 3. The Department is giving me so much support. 2. My job prospects look really good.
AND THE NUMBER ONE LIE TOLD BY GRADUATE STUDENTS ... 1. No, really, I'll be out of here in only two more years!
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posted October 30, 2004 18:14
Okay...you started it: 10. You never complain that your office is too cold in Hell. 9. Everyone has heard of Hell. 8. It's fun getting into Hell. 7. You can't fail out of Hell. 6. At least you can sleep in Hell. 5. Hell is forever; grad school just seems like it. 4. People smile in Hell. 3. You only have to sell your soul to get into Hell. 2. There are attractive people in Hell.
And the #1 subtle difference between grad school and Hell . . .
1. You would never tell someone to go to grad school!
That was posted on the door to the lab I worked in as an undergrad. I googled for it to post it.
And it's all true!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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