Posted by: thebylog | October 27, 2008

When will you be done with school?

Being in college, you get this question a lot.  Being in graduate school you get this question a lot, too, and it’s a harder question than when you’re in college.

To the rescue, PhD Comics: “I should be done in…”

The real answer to this question is “When I finish my thesis.”  But finishing a thesis is not like taking a class with a well-defined end.  It means writing a book-length document which details the research you’ve proposed, motivated, and executed over the course of several years.  Exactly when this will be finished is unknown!  Of course, I have an idea of when I would like this to happen, but invariably that time can be summed up in three words: “Two more years.”

No, not really.

For me, I anticipate graduating in the Summer of 2010, which is less than two years away.  Will it happen?  Only time will tell.

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  1. Haha…great comic. 2010 is the year for me too.*

    *If all goes according to plan, that is…


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