It'll never happen to ME!

Thu, 9 Jun 1994 15:58:00 PDT

Salovesh writes:

"Don't sell entering grad students short: they already know what
they're getting into. So long as the whole culture tells them
that merit and hard work will be rewarded, they will continue to
believe that they're going to make it to the academic jobs they
want despite all the odds."

I suspect that this is more accurate than the hypothesis that entering grads
lack accurate information. However, if the latter is correct, then it is
something that can be corrected, hence the query to see if the latter
hypothesis is valid.

D. Read