Saturday, May 09, 2009

Things that people actually said to me this week

Why don't you go to med school?

--friend of a friend (who doesn't know me in the slightest)


I really thought that you, MsPhD, would make it [to become faculty].

--friend from grad school


You, MsPhD, would not like teaching as a career.

--friend from grad school


This is awkward for me, but it's even more awkward for you.

--my advisor


Dear MsPhD:

I'm supposed to present at xxx and I can't make it that day. Can you switch with me?

--male postdoc

My reply:

You've written to the wrong MsPhD. I am not presenting at xxx at all.
You want [other female participant].




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