S5E25 Is Being a Professor the Right Fit for Me?


In this week’s episode, our 150th and the last of season 5, Greg and Patrick hear from five people at different stages of their academic journey, who share some of their concerns about a career in academia. Along the way we also mention death scrolling, Patrick’s fuzzy blanket, slow motion ballerina, Twix, academia infomercial, Twitter admins, micromanaging, pilot training, young Turks at the gate, stupid shit like this, chalk holders, administrative tennis, Nietzsche, Eeyore, Kaitlin Clark assists, blizzard of information, kick the can, when the street lights come on, and water goggles.

Related Episodes

  • S3E28: The Challenges & Joys of Academia
  • S2E34: The Mentorlorian: Graduate Student Mentoring
  • S2E19: Pulling Back The Curtain On Tenure
  • S1E15: Academia and the Chamber of Secrets
  • S1E04: Advice for Grad Students: Our 2 Cents (Exact Value!)



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