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I Earned My Phd

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    Do other phd students also think its fine to

    pay other people to do highly specific research that you need so that you can focus on your thesis?
    vmoneyphd vmoneyphd 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 18, 2014

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    I Did, And Sometimes Regret It

    I earned a PhD in Engineering. In some ways I don't think I am/was a good candidate for a PhD. I dislike writing intensely (yes, I recognize the irony here) and as a PhD you're supposed to perform research and publish your results. Fortunately I'm not in academia where you have...
    iRant iRant 46-50, M 5 Responses Jan 7, 2013

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