I Am a Graduate School Dropout

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    Grad School Dropouts

    I am a journalist on a national magazine working on a story about going to grad school. As you probably know, more people are applying to grad school now--mostly occupationally oriented grad schools, like business, law, teaching, public health etc.--because of the bleak job...
    mharris304 mharris304
    2 Responses May 19, 2010

    All But Thesis And Knowing When To Quit

    I spent no less than seven years (after an extension) writing and rewriting thesis drafts only to never propose.  The one professor I was not successful with in research endeavors just had to be my thesis chair.  I love research and would enjoy doing it the rest of my life...
    TheVintageGirl TheVintageGirl
    4 Responses Mar 25, 2011

    Any medical/dental/pharmacy/nursing/ allied

    health (PT, OT, SPC) school drop outs? Whatever reasons (voluntary withdraw, dismissed) mind sharing your experience? What is your plan? Reapply? Leave for a complete different field? How did you make it through the hard times and live under the judgements coming from yourself...
    bottomriser bottomriser
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 16, 2014

    Changing Priorities, Conflict With Professor

    <p> I was a biochemistry phd student at a large state university. I started the program in September of 2005. </p> <p> In June of 2008, I took my general exam and passed it (barely). The professors on my committee were concerned that my project (as...
    boston1980 boston1980
    3 Responses Apr 5, 2009
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