PhD students vs mentors & the “generation gap”…

I don’t know if I was smarter back then but I sure THOUGHT I was smarter. It made me smile several years later when the department chair showed me his evaluation of a new member of our department which began,
“Like most new Ph.D.’s, X thinks he is smarter than God, but we expect he’ll get over it …”

I don’t know if I was smarter back then but I sure THOUGHT I was smarter. It made me smile several years later when the department chair showed me his evaluation of a new member of our department which began,“Like most new Ph.D.’s, X thinks he is smarter than God, but we expect he’ll get over it …”

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http://www.thejuliagroup.com/blog/?p=651

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