In which issues concerning the profession of philosophy are bitched griped about
Thursday, December 18, 2008
I need a totally trojan plan right now
Remember when being a philosopher was but a twinkle in your ill-informed undergraduate eye? When I was applying to graduate school, most schools seemed to get around 150ish applictions and maybe 10ish would get accepted. These were fairly long odds and you knew going in that the odds on the market were worse. Somehow along the way I never realized how much worse. I sort of assumed it would be worse on the order of 1:150, only everyone in the running is a Dr.