You worked hard all your life and you get into a PhD program. You feel like the king of the world. But fret not, graduate school will quickly put you in your place. As a graduate student, you are at rock bottom of the rock bottom in the pecking order. Its a bonded manual labor … Continue reading If I have a dollar for everytime I say sorry…
Today morning 11am: Me: My plates look good. *happy giggle* Boss: All I know is that I started working at 8.20 am for your cloning while you were snug in bed Nasty, harsh, petty....this is what a PhD student deals with. But it didn't break my spirit today. Normally, it would have! Its a small … Continue reading Pettiness is in everybody
Being a researcher is about working at your project, chipping it away one tiny piece at a time, talking about your day to day activities and the failures. Every week, one research group meeting. Let's say the group meeting is on Tuesday from 7 pm to 9 pm. So, my week would start from Wednesday … Continue reading We make our own luck, willpower and other observations
I wore my best sweater: red with an aztec print around the neck with sequins. I wore make-up: Black eye-liner and baby pink lip color And I was scrubbing the floor.