Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

How to Grad School

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1. Know how bad the job market sucks and why.

2. Find out what can get you one of those precious few jobs.

3. Prepare for the academic path to blow up in your face.

Short and sweet and bleak bleak bleak, this is probably the best “how to grad school” advice piece I’ve seen yet. It’s not very well-suited to our clickbait media ecology, but abiding by these three principles is really the only way to do it.

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