It is now my third month into this PhD journey. Here are some trail markers so I may remember this confusing stroll I have had for the first quarter, summarised in three moods.Continue reading “The first six months in three moods”
On academic perfectionism: a year-long reflection
Perfectionism. That internal nagging feeling when you expect yourself to always excel at what you do, that you can never submit imperfect work; that if your work is not perfect, you are too.Continue reading “On academic perfectionism: a year-long reflection”
Is academic experience inferior to “work” experience?
I can’t believe arguing with people on Twitter would lead me to produce more blog posts. I might as well re-label this column as “Summary of Things I Argued on Twitter Today”.
Anyway, this musing is brought to you by this thread by @ernabila_ . In the post, the OP (original poster) posted a screencap of a LinkedIn post by Ann Ping Saw, who told a story about an (ex)employee who begged them for a job, but after a few months, quit to pursue a Master’s.Continue reading “Is academic experience inferior to “work” experience?”