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Some Lesser Known Lessons from Academia – Daniel McCormack

As the son of an amazing academic and someone who grew up around the academe, I think everyone should read this:

“My thoughts on leaving academia follow from a pretty simple insight: taking advice on whether you should attend graduate school from a professor is a little like taking advice on whether you should become an actor from, like, The Rock, who incredibly was the top grossing actor last year.”

via Some Lesser Known Lessons from Academia – Daniel McCormack.