Andy

April 5, 2013

Getting a Ph.D. [in Literature] Will Turn You Into an Emotional Trainwreck- Like Me

"No- I now realize graduate school was a terrible idea because the full-time- tenure-track literature professorship is extinct. After four years of trying- I've finally gotten it through my thick head that I will not get a job–and if you go to graduate school- neither will you."

Getting a Ph.D. [in Literature] Will Turn You Into an Emotional Trainwreck- Like Me

Who wouldn't want a job where you only have to work five hours a week- you get summers off- your whole job is reading and talking about books- and you can never be fired? Such is the enviable life of the tenured college literature professor- and all you have to…