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March 23, 2014


Be realistic. For prospective students put off by the financial difficulties that they may need to endure, I suggest thinking critically about whether a PhD will benefit you. Do the intellectual and career benefits seem worth the struggle? The hard truth is that if a prospective student has trouble defining what makes a PhD ‘worth it’ in the long run, then perhaps it is not.

Strapped students : Naturejobs

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February 20, 2014


glad I wasn’t the first one to have this idea

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My daughter is 2 now, entirely healthy, saved from death, disability and blindness by a legion of doctors and nurses at All Children’s Hospital to “Informed consent” is a holy grail in pediatric medicine, but I doubt it even exists. Someone would have approached me with another form. If it were a doctor who made eye contact or had a nice smile, I would have signed it.

I would not have read the form, because I did not read any of the forms, because the forms are for lawyers, not for parents. I had not slept in days. I was scared out of my mind. I had the mental capacity of a drunk being chased by bears. What kind of form can protect a parent in a situation like that?

The parental consent dilemma: Saving extremely premature babies by signing forms | Tampa Bay Times

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