26 Reasons The Final Months Of Grad School Are The Absolute Worst


This is not weight loss related, but it is amazingly true.
Plus a large majority of my readers are grads students who read my blog instead of writing or grading (that is a verbatim quote from a reader) so it’s applicable.

Thought Catalog

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For all the struggling scholarly soldiers out there in their last term. May we be alive and of sound mind by the time we’re supposed to walk across that stage.

1. Because your overall knowledge in your focus area has peaked and reading 5789763515 more articles is not going to make that much of a difference.

2. Because at this point any reading that does not have to do with your degree completion is automatically downgraded to “skimming,” which still takes hours of course.

3. Because sometimes you’re typing up an assignment and 8 pages into it, you realize you actually have no idea what any of those 8 pages are talking about.

4. Because you really do understand life now – I KNOW I DON’T HAVE THE ANSWERS. ALL OF LIFE IS AN ARGUMENT. WE’RE ALL ONLY 99% CORRECT AT A 0.05 SIGNIFICANCE LEVEL. CAN I…

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