Did I Waste My Time in Grad School If I End Up in Another Profession?

Many a  professor laments the directionless meandering of the modern graduate student. In bygone days, men and women would go to graduate school because they were certain of their desire for a profession, be it archeology, English, or physics . But nowadays more students seem to be using grad school education in a different field than the one for … Continue reading Did I Waste My Time in Grad School If I End Up in Another Profession?

The Missing Component in “Follow Your Passion”

One common piece of advice to find your calling or purpose in life is "follow your passion."  But I've spent the better part of 2013 attempting to discern my passion to no avail.  The problem isn't that I don't have a passion but that I have too many! I've bounced countless ideas off the walls … Continue reading The Missing Component in “Follow Your Passion”