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Should You Get a PhD?
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Should You Get a PhD? Jul 22
Don't do it.
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Should You Get a PhD? Jun 27
"Upon his release in 1985, he said, 'I have no intention of killing again. On the other hand, I cannot predict the future.'"
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vinh 1 May 18
"Theodore Landon "Ted" Streleski (born 1936) is an American former graduate student in mathematics at Stanford University who murdered his former faculty advisor, Professor Karel de Leeuw, with a ball-peen hammer on August 18, 1978."
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Chris Albon Jun 24
And this podcast episode
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Peter Skomoroch Jun 24
If anyone is seriously considering going back, I liked this survival guide post:
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iamreddave Jun 24
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Should You Get a PhD? Jun 6
📕 Should I Get a Ph.D.? A free eBook for the doctorate-curious.
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Lynn Cherny Jun 6
"No amount of counselling will make you resilient enough to be able to mark 418 exams in 20 days without experiencing immense suffering.” No kidding.
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Sarah Whelan Curtis Jun 3
Yes, I did a photo shoot with my thesis. Longest labor ever.
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Christopher Gutiérrez Apr 11
What and I have talked about for years & years. PhD students should get SOME work experience outside of academia w/o there being a stigma. Other fields encourage this, but not physics.
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Noah Smith 🐇 20 Feb 13
Stop getting PhDs, people!!!
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Alex Imas Jan 11
Replying to @alexoimas
The quote is "One of the interesting things that I've witnessed in my 25 years .. is the changing character of the students that I see in graduate school. Every year I do a poll of students and ask how many of their parents have Ph.D.s. That ratio is now close to 60 percent."
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Should You Get a PhD? Mar 28
Replying to @ShouldYouGetPhD
"But companies should also think twice about requiring Ph.D.s for research jobs. Master’s or even bachelor’s degree holders are often highly talented, and many can learn Ph.D.-level research skills on the job as they go."
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Should You Get a PhD? Mar 28
Replying to @ShouldYouGetPhD
"Grad students tend to spend six or seven of their peak years in school. During that time, they’re learning advanced topics and research skills, but they’re also spending time signaling their professorial abilities to potential academic employers."
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Should You Get a PhD? Mar 28
Replying to @ShouldYouGetPhD
"Doctoral programs can also take a heavy psychological toll on students. A recent paper in the journal Nature Biotechnology found that more than a third of doctoral students report symptoms of depression and anxiety — a rate about six times higher than the general public."
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Should You Get a PhD? Mar 28
"The culture mismatch is so great that there is a whole industry devoted to helping academics transition to the private sector."
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Noah Smith 🐇 20 Apr 14
There are now about 10 PhDs awarded in America for every 1 faculty position:
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Ethan Rosenthal Mar 27
Interesting take: "Don’t get a physics PhD because you want to be a physicist; get a physics PhD because you want the experience of earning a physics PhD."
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Gilles Louppe Mar 11
When you spend days writing grant proposals, then have to spend even more time in administrative pandemonium to be authorized to use the money you were finally granted...
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