Veröffentlicht am 2017-03-21 13:25:46 in /int/

/int/ 39425033: I am 26, just finished my masters and looking for a PhD...

bluesix Avatar

I am 26, just finished my masters and looking for a PhD position. I finished my degree with average grades and one fucked up internship. In all likelihood I will be looking for a PhD position for a long time before someone hires me.
In the meantime I have taken a job as a tutor at an after school agency, tutoring chemistry and biology. The thought of being stuck living at home at 26 and most likely not being able to find a job quickly enough, or having to settle for some mundane job on a more permanent basis is driving me crazy.

I know my troubles might be very minor compared to the things some of you are going through but it feels overpowering to me. I sometimes feel like I can't even breath.

Thanks for listening to me.


buddhasource Avatar

At least you are not 89iq with social phobia like me

markmushiva Avatar

You will be fine.
As long as you dont stop trying.
Its a common issue among people of your age.

michaelkoper Avatar

Can't you hire certain "shady" agencies to find a doctorate position quickly?

t. article reader

peterlandt Avatar

Not that I know of.

I have been considering applying for positions in Germany.

alv Avatar

How does having average grades and getting into a PhD programme work?

zackeeler Avatar

Im currently homeless and youre crying about this stupid shit?

Why are Euros so weak and pussy?

areus Avatar

Specify your question please.

naupintos Avatar

homeless people in portugal don't get internet access
check your privilege

orkuncaylar Avatar

Wouldn't you need good to top grades in order to be even considered for such a programme?

yigitpinarbasi Avatar

If you had bad grades with the MSc why do you consider PhD?
Go to fucking industry, you will earn moneys.

t. academia person

jacobbennett Avatar

I have eggsgellend grades and been wörking for a year in the industry but considering PhD because i miss maths and theory

iamglimy Avatar

> just finished my masters
At least you didn't screw your bachelor in the 6th semester like me

ryanjohnson_me Avatar

Grades and PhD don't have to be necessarily correlated

herkulano Avatar

I miss maths and theory, but I don't miss sucking teacher's cocks for good research topics.

linux29 Avatar

I'm in the 11th semester Bachelor and can't finish because I can't get an internship.
I'm going to drive taxi m8.

terpimost Avatar

How did you screw your bachelor?

lanceguyatt Avatar

>Wouldn't you need good to top grades in order to be even considered for such a programme?

PhD in the Netherlands is not a programme but a job. This is the big contrast between the Netherlands and other countries.

So there often is less focus on having high grades but more on being good at practical work and being a decent all round researcher.

I don't have bad grades. Just average grades. I have a 3.02 average gpa (B average)

kuldarkalvik Avatar

I'm sucking my boss's cock to be assigned to interesting projects so it's sames really