Category Archives: Grad School Life

WSWCGS Tribute #6

Things have been a bit hectic and I have totally neglected blog updates the last few weeks. So I will try to make it up with this SPONGEBOB themed What Should We Call Grad School tribute! =)

That Nov 1st paycheck

Nov 1st

Me during the Stats final

during the stats final

When my students complain about having to read a whole 2 articles per week

when my students complain about having to read two articles in a week

…yeah … just about every day…

feel like this almost every day

My department is offering a seminar I am actually interested in

my dept is actually offering a class i am interested in

Grading problematic student papers

how I feel grading problematic student papers

Professor adds more readings to the syllabus weeks into the quarter

professor adds more readings to the syllabus

Passing back midterms to my students

telling students their midterms have been graded

Its a heavy quant article

heavy quant article

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Warp pipe to nowhere

Our worst fears of post-doc life: 

TENURE is in another castle

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Learning the Gannon

Another way in which grad school is like a video game…

gradschooldangerous

… and you also start out with zero rupees.

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Simon’s Question

Grad school can be like Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest. You are walking around on a beautiful sunny day. You look at the clock and its 6 pm, and you have to teach a discussion section. Suddenly it gets dark and you are surrounded by zombies.

horrible night to have a DISCUSSION SECTION

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Professor Grumpy Cat

grumpycat ivorytower

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January 13, 2013 · 2:18 am

WSWCGS Tribute #5

This post is another tribute to the hilarious blog What Should We Call Grad School, with an all animal theme!

My ambitious paper prosal vs what I turn in.

my ambitious paper prosal vs what I turnin

When an article has a great summary conclusion and you can skip reading the rest.

when an article has a great summary conclusion and you can skip reading th rest

When class goes 5 minutes past when its supposed to end…

when class goes 5 minutes past end time

When a class seems interesting but then I realize its math heavy…

when I realize that a class is math heavy

Sunny day but I have 2 papers to write and 50 essays to grade.

how i feel on a sunny day but have schoolwork to do

Lastly, don’t fall for the strawman argument:

dont fall for the strawman argument

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WSWCGS Tribute #4

This post is another tribute to the hilarious blog What Should We Call Grad School.

Me in seminar…

during seminar

 

 

Free food in the grad lounge!

free food in the lounge

 

 

Submitting a paper 1 minute before dropbox closes

submitting a paper 1 minute before dropbox closes

 

 

The data doesn’t support your thesis

the data doesnt support your thesis

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