YOU JUST MIGHT BE A GRAD STUDENT IF…
– You can analyze the significance of appliances you cannot operate.
– Your cubicle is better decorated than your apartment.
– You have ever, as a folklore project, attempted to track the progress of your own joke across the Internet.
– You are startled to meet people who neither need nor want to read.
– You have ever brought a scholarly article to a bar.
– You rate coffee shops by the availability of outlets for your laptop.
– Everything reminds you of something in your discipline.
– You have ever discussed academic matters at a sporting event.
– You have ever spent more than $50 on photocopying while researching a single paper.
– There is a microfilm reader in the library that you consider “yours.”
– You actually have a preference between microfilm and microfiche.
– You can tell the time of day by looking at the traffic flow at the library.
– You look forward to summers because you’re more productive without the distraction of classes.
– You regard ibuprofen as a vitamin.
– You consider all papers to be works in progress.
– Professors don’t really care when you turn in work anymore.
– You find the bibliographies of books more interesting than the actual text.
– You have given up trying to keep your books organized and are now just trying to keep them all in the same general area.
– You have accepted guilt as an inherent feature of relaxation.
– You reflexively start analyzing those greek letters before you realize that it’s a sorority sweatshirt, not an equation.
– You find yourself explaining to children that you are in “20th grade”.
– You start refering to stories like “Snow White et al.”
– You frequently wonder how long you can live on pasta without getting scurvy
– You look forward to taking some time off to do laundry
– You have more photocopy cards than credit cards
– You wonder if APA style allows you to cite talking to yourself as “personal communication”
Source: Mark Joshi
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Bob Bonner @RBonner_
It’s like business school taught them that complicating things makes them look smart or something.
Andreana Drencheva @addy_dren
When did I start thinking of CBS as Copenhagen Business School instead of the TV network? How did this happen?